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Ponciana Garcia Griego
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1916
Death: Nov. 13, 2010

Ponciana Griego, 93 a resident of Lake Sumner, NM and a former resident of Vaughn, NM died Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Lake Sumner with her family at the bedside.
She was born December 21, 1916 in Anton Chico, NM to the home of Cliodo and Dolores (Gallegos) Garcia. She attended school at Vaughn, NM.

Ponciana married Nick Griego on August 16, 1937 at Willard, NM.

She was a business owner with her husband Nick, they owned Tru-Way Gas and Grocery Store and Motel. Her Hobbies included Sewing, Crocheting and going to the Casino.

Ponciana is preceded in death by her husband Nick Griego; her parents; a brother Livorio Garcia; three sisters Emilia Crespin, Abrana Madrid and Eloisa Sanchez.

Survivors include two daughters Bertha Griego and Tucker of Rockport, TX , Mary Sena and husband Gene of Lake Sumner, NM; three sons Nick Griego and his wife Connie of Albuquerque, NM, George (Budddy) Griego of Albuquerque, NM and Ray Griego and his wife Janice of Austin, TX; a sister Viola Vigil and husband Tony of Albuquerque, NM and two brothers Billy Garcia and his wife Doris of Albuquerque, NM and Robert Garcia. and his wife Zenida of Albuquerque, NM. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, many great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Rosary services will be held at 7:00 PM Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Vaughn, NM. Mass will be celebrated from the church at 11:00 AM Thursday, November 18, 2010 with Father Sotero A. Sena officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Vaughn.

Pallbearers will include Gary Chavez, Michael Chavez, Zeke Chavez, Nick Griego III, George Griego and Danny Griego. Honorary Pallbearers include; Albert Griego, Matthew Blythe, Christopher Griego, Johnathan Griego and Bartholomew Boni.

Arrangements for Mrs. Griego are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 830 N. Fifth Street, Fort Sumner, New Mexico. (575) 355-2311. To place an online tribute or sign the guest book please visit www.chavezfuneralhome.com 
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Vaughn
Guadalupe County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61653999
Ponciana <i>Garcia</i> Griego
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