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Emiliano Fernandez

Truchas, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USA
Death 6 Feb 1998 (aged 77)
Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot 9, 0, 3523
Memorial ID 644502 · View Source
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Emiliano, a native of Truchas and resident of Española, passed away at the St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe. He was predeceased by parents Abenicio and Onofre Fernandez.

Emiliano was survived by his wife of 58 years, Elisia; two sons: Ernie and Ernie Emiliano Fernandez; three daughters: Angelina Sullivan, Ruth Bustos, and Polly Valdez; three brothers: Severo Gonzales, Arsenio Fernandez, and Benito Lopez; three sisters: Grace Trujillo, Sabinita Fernandez, and Celia Padilla; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Emiliano was a World War II veteran and received the Purple Heart Medal. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a school bus contractor and trained race horses.

Funeral services were on 9 Feb 1998 in Sacred Heart Church in Española. Burial was in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: A.B. Valdez, Michael Valdez, Lawrence Bustos, Severo Gonzales, Gilbert Martinez, and Johnny Silva. Honorary pallbearers: Ernesto Vigil, Saby Gurule, Phil Sanchez, Juan Duran, Melaquias Valdez, Benito Chavez, Alfredo Montoya, Conrad Herrera, Antonio Garcia, Carlos Jaramillo, Diego Ortiz, and Tommy Rodella.

(Rio Grande Sun, 12 Feb 1998, C12; Info provided by truchasnm #47143330)

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  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 644502
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emiliano Fernandez (16 Feb 1920–6 Feb 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 644502, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .