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Alex Griego

  • Birth 23 Aug 1928
  • Death 30 Nov 2006
  • Burial Vaughn, Guadalupe County, New Mexico, USA
  • Memorial ID 17074821

Alex Griego, age 78, passed away at the Heart Hospital in Albuquerque, NM. Alex was born in Vaughn, NM to the home of Serafin and Celestina (Sanchez) Griego. He was reared and attended schools in Vaughn. Alex married Irene Espinosa on February 12, 1955 in Vaughn. They made their home in El Paso, TX where Alex worked at UTEP as the Custodial Supervisor from 1956 until 1988. Alex returned to Vaughn in 1989. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and a life member of the VFW. He was a jack of all trades and could fix anything that needed fixing. Alex had a tremendous love for his family. He was a good husband, father, and grandfather and will truly be missed by his family. Alex is preceded in death by his parents, his wife; Irene, son; Ronald Griego, brothers and sisters; Nick Griego, Gilbert Griego, Serafin Griego, Jr., Efran Griego, Flora Griego Chavez, Irene Griego Parraz and his great grandson; Jayaire Sarabia. Survivors include his children; Steve Chavez of Raton, Michael Griego and wife Edna of El Paso, Johnny Ray Griego and wife Matilda of Encino, Adela Sarabia and husband Alfredo of El Paso, Tina Griego of Vaughn, Dina Martinez of Santa Rosa, sisters; Elvira Griego Chavez, Virginia Griego, Molly Griego Kelly and Maggie Griego Chavez and husband Alfonso all of Albuquerque. Also surviving are 21 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Mary's Church, Father Gerald Johnson officiated. Serving as Pallbearers were; Mark Sarabia, Rudy Sarabia, Jerry Sarabia, Moses Griego, Alex Encinias, Martin Griego, Mikey Griego, Arnold Chavez, Alfred Chavez, Marc Chavez, Angel Guerrero, Eddie Guerrero, Richie Guerrero, Erica Guerrero, Dayna Griego, Genesis Stephens, Melissa Chavez, Danielle Griego, Michelle Griego, Irene Griego, Stephen Griego, and Monique Griego. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers were his great grandchildren; Stewart Chavez, Nathanial Sarabia, Jonah Cazares, Alyssa Lopez, Jasmin Griego and Mina Griego.


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  • Created by: Serenity
  • Added: 18 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17074821
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alex Griego (23 Aug 1928–30 Nov 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17074821, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Vaughn, Guadalupe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Serenity (contributor 46561673) .