|Birth: ||May 18, 1920|
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 2011|
Frances B. Chavez, age 90, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, was called to her heavenly home by the Lord, Saturday, January 15, 2011. She was born in Pasamonte to Santiago Romero and Raquel Duran Romero and lived in Maxwell for most of her life; and was a resident of Santa Fe for the past two years.
Frances graduated from Maxwell High School in 1938. She worked as a U.S. postal clerk in Maxwell for many years. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul parish and served for many years on the Altar Society. She was involved in the Maxwell Senior Center for many years and was an avid quilter. She cherished her friendships and activities through the center. Frances was the loving matriarch of a devoted family and will be greatly missed by all that knew her.
She was preceded in death by nine siblings, their spouses, numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and in-laws.
Frances is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Jose "Rod" Chavez; her children, Rafaelita Chavez and husband Sidney Webb, Luisa Chavez, and Elizabeth Sedillo and husband Raymond; her grandchildren, Tom Webb and wife Amy, Dan Webb, Aida Miller and husband Mark, Andy Pacheco, Chrystal Pacheco, Antonio Vigil and wife Olga Giller, Gilbert Vigil and wife Jackie, Gabriel Vigil and wife Amy Ferns Vigil, and Monica Sedillo; two great grandchildren, Carlos and Mateo Miller; her sister Rachel Herrera and many other relatives and friends.
A brief viewing will be held Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a rosary at 10 a.m., at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Maxwell, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at the Maxwell Municipal Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Antonio Vigil, Gilbert Vigil, Gabriel Vigil, Tom Webb, Daniel Webb and Andy Pacheco.
Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com. Frances' care has been entrusted to Daniels Family Funeral Services of Albuquerque.
Santiago T. Romero (1865 - 1947)
Maria Raquel Duran Romero (1880 - 1958)
New Mexico, USA
Created by: L. Garcia
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64229221
Happy 91st Birthday in heaven Mammacita! I love you and miss you every minute of every day. Your Elizabeth|
Added: May. 18, 2011
Rest in peace Mammacita, I miss you and know someday we will be in God's kingdom together. Love you, "Your Elizabeth"|
Added: Feb. 24, 2011
God Bless you Frances. Rest in Peace.Steve and Char Pompeo|
Added: Jan. 21, 2011
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