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 Richard Pinto

Richard Pinto

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Death 5 Jan 2004 (aged 87)
Burial Crownpoint, McKinley County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 17304781 · View Source
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CROWNPOINT — Services for Richard Pinto, 87, will be 10 a.m. today, Jan. 10, at St. Paul Catholic Church. Rev. Sherman Manuelito will officiate. Burial will follow at Crownpoint Community Cemetery.

Pinto died Jan. 5 in Crownpoint. He was born July 13, 1916, in Whitehorse Lake into the Near the Mountain People Clan for the Black Streak People Clan.

Pinto was employed with McKinley County School as a custodian, with Union Pacific Railroad Co. and as a rancher. He was a member of the Native American Church, served as a roadman.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Pinto; sons, Emerson Pinto of Crownpoint, Jerry Wayne Pinto of Naschitti and Peterson Pinto of Thoreau; daughters, Clara Sells of Ojo Caliente, Roberta Bearpaw of Espanola, Marie Ann Pinto of Espanola, Eva M. Littlefield of Tohatchi, and Julia Jayne Martinez of Thoreau; sister, Annie Betoney; 34 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Wayne Pinto, Terrence A. Benally, Emerson Pinto, Anselm Yazzie, Mike Yazzie and Johnny Arrettia.

Cope Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements


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  • Created by: Spyrose
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17304781
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Pinto (13 Jul 1916–5 Jan 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17304781, citing Crownpoint Cemetery, Crownpoint, McKinley County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Spyrose (contributor 46805313) .