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Carole Lewis Tafoya

Death 20 Jul 2015 (aged 70)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 149687437 · View Source
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Carole Tafoya, beloved wife, sister, aunt and friend, passed from our lives on Monday, July 20, 2015. Carole is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 45 years, Laurence T. Tafoya. Carole was his love, his life, his world. Carole is also survived by her sister, Debbie Sant and her husband, Bret and three nephews, Brian, Jayson and JJ, uncle, Paul Nathan Baca and nephew, Ryan Tafoya and his wife, Gina, brothers-in-law, Ronald Tafoya and his wife, Wa and Ted Tafoya. Carole is preceded in death by her parents, Rex E. Lewis and Elizabeth A. Lewis, her sister, Sharon Lewis and brother-in-law, Anthony Tafoya.
Carole was born on December 30, 1944. Carole is a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, she attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and graduated from the University of New Mexico and attended the University of Hawaii for Post Graduate work. Carole taught Spanish at Taft Middle School for 37 years. Carole was an excellent teacher who turned out exceptional Spanish students. Carole was praised by high school teachers as to how well her students were taught and were well prepared. Carole also sold real estate. Carole loved to travel all over the world, among those ports of call, Holland, England, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Mexico and Canada. Carole collected art and was an avid reader. Carole was outgoing and was loved by all she knew. Carole will be greatly missed.
Carole had many complex medical issues and the family would like to thank all those that worked endlessly to bring her back to health including the staff at Presbyterian hospital, Kaseman Skilled Nursing, AMG Specialty Hospital, the Renal Staff, especially Dr. Gustavo Espino, Dr. Dayo at the UNMH Cancer Center and her Endocrinologist and Dr. Sawyer, in Santa Fe. Gratitude also goes to all the staff at Gentiva Hospice for ensuring a dignified and peaceful passing. Please be an organ donor.
The rosary will be recited on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 619 Copper Ave NW. A memorial mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

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