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Cordelia Garcia Atencio
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Birth: unknown
Death: Oct. 3, 2009


Age 94, passed away at her residence in Santo Niņo on Saturday, October 3, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Miguel Antonio Atencio in 1990; parents, Mauricio and Marina (Serna) Garcia; sisters, Candelaria (infant), Candelaria Vigil (Juan), Clarita Vigil (Jacobo); brothers, Francisco (Matilde), Ernesto (Anita) and Eufredo Garcia; parents-in-law, Epifanio and Gregorita (Gomez) Atencio and sisters-in-law, Grace Atencio and Simodosea Martinez (Vidal). Cordelia was a member of La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Caņada and was active in the Las Carmelitas de Santa Cruz and the Santo Niņo area Coro de la Sagrada Familia. Mrs. Atencio is survived by her children, Sister Emilia Atencio O.P., Willie (Glorianna), Isaac (Lydia) and Eugene Philip all of Santo Niņo; grandchildren, Yvonne (Yancy Montoya), Carmella (David Cordova), Isaac Jr. (Marlene), Rosella Atencio-Gerst; great-grandchildren, Rebecca and Jennifer Montoya, Katlin, Kristopher and Lauren Cordova, twins, Lea and Amanda Atencio; sister-in-law, Gaby Garcia of California and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbors and friends. Serving as pallbearers, Isaac Atencio Jr., Kristopher Cordova, Michael Vigil, David Cordova, Yancy Montoya, and Richard Garcia. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to the Santa Cruz Parish Building Fund or the St. Francis Cathedral Altar Society. The family is grateful to the nurses and aides of Ambercare Hospice and the Espaņola Hospital Visiting Nurses Program and persons who provided care during her extended illness. The Atencio family has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espaņola Valley.
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Santa Cruz, New Mexico 
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  Miguel Antonio Atencio (1923 - 1990)*
  Isaac Virgil Atencio (1939 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Santa Cruz
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Oct 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42747099
Cordelia <i>Garcia</i> Atencio
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