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Della Tafoya

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Death 4 Nov 2012 (aged 80)
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Memorial ID 100334676 · View Source
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Della Tafoya, age 80 of Albuquerque, beloved mother passed away peacefully and comfortable in her home surrounded by the love and care of her family on Sunday November 4, 2012. Mom lived life to the fullest with her partner Vincent "Honey" Cordova. They enjoyed traveling, fishing, bingo and going to the casino. Della worked with children as a foster grandparent for La Luz Elementary which brought her much happiness. Della was preceded in death by the father of her children, Frank J. Tafoya, grandsons, Robert Ruiz and Albert "Gordy" Molinar Jr. Also surviving are her daughters, Kathy Ruiz and her husband, Frank, Agnes Molinar and her husband, Albert Sr., Flora Santillanes and her husband, Earl and Judith Montoya and her husband Donald, grandchildren, Monica Pena, Joseph Santillanes, Michael Ruiz, Joe Ruiz, Nicole Montoya and Deanna Montoya, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. A rosary service will be recited at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, 3423 Fourth St, NW Alb. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at St. Therese Catholic Church. Pallbearers will be Joseph Santillanes, Joe Ruiz, Joe Pena, Robert Ruiz, Michael Ruiz, Danny Lucero, Edwin Gonzales and Manuel Antillon.


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  • Created by: P Barela
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100334676
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Della Tafoya (22 Oct 1932–4 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100334676, ; Maintained by P Barela (contributor 46573401) Unknown.