Obituaries

by Staff Reporter / Jun 19, 2017 / comments

Obituaries

The obituaries for Brenda Gallegos, Brendon Herrera, and Max A. Trujillo have been provided by the funeral home. Please read on for full details.


Brenda Gallegos Of La Madera

Brenda Gallegos, 49, a resident of La Madera, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017. Brenda was preceded in death by her loving husband, Max A. Trujillo; son, Brendon Herrera; parents, Juan and Perfilia Gallegos.

Brenda loved being a grandma and being with her grandkids and her family. She enjoyed being outdoors, loved picking pinion, and enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting. She truly loved everything she did. She made endless tortillas and always took care of everyone.

Brenda is survived by her children, Candice Herrera and spouse Anita of Albuquerque, Delbert Herrera and spouse Nicole of Los Lunas, Max Trujillo and spouse Shiann of Ojo Caliente, Carissa Herrera of and Damian Herrera both of La Madera; grandchildren, Brandon Herrera, Jeremiah Herrera, and Maxis Trujillo; siblings, Tina “Goosie” Griego and husband Henry of La Madera, Marcella Martinez and husband Orlando of Vallecitos, Amelia Giron and husband Isaac of La Madera, Balvina Martinez and husband Ben of Santa Fe, Berlinda Dominguez of Albuquerque, Valentin Gallegos and wife Joella of Taos, Andres Gallegos of Española, Johnny Gallegos of El Rito and Joe Gallegos and wife Denise of Vallecitos, and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends.

Public Visitation will begin on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ojo Caliente. Burial to follow at Vallecitos Catholic Cemetery with the following serving the family as pallbearers, Delbert Herrera, Max Trujillo, Candice Herrera, Carissa Herrera, Devin Griego, Jason Trujillo, Greg Trujillo, Joe Trujillo and Mark Berry.

The family of Brenda Gallegos has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 

 


Brendon Herrera Of La Madera

Brendon Herrera, 20, a resident of La Madera, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017. Brendon was preceded in death by both his loving parents, Brenda Gallegos and Max A. Trujillo; grandparents, Juan and Perfilia Gallegos and his best friend, Miquela Martinez.

Brendon was full of life, he was generous and loved everyone and had the best integrity to anyone. He was never late, he was always on time and ready for hard work and loved his dog “little Miss and Ruby”. He had a bright smile and would brighten your day.

Brendon is survived by his siblings, Candice Herrera and spouse Anita of Albuquerque, Delbert Herrera and spouse Nicole of Los Lunas, Max Trujillo and spouse Shiann of Ojo Caliente, Carissa and Damian Herrera both of La Madera; nephews, Brandon Herrera, Jeremiah Herrera and Maxis Trujillo, and numerous aunts, uncles, co-workers, extended relatives and friends.

Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ojo Caliente. Burial to follow at Vallecitos Catholic Cemetery with the following serving the family as pallbearers, Delbert Herrera, Max Trujillo, Candice Herrera, Carissa Herrera, Jason Trujillo, Greg Trujillo, Devin Griego, Joe Trujillo and Mark Berry.

The family of Brendon Herrera has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 


Obituary for Max A. Trujillo Of La Madera

Max A. Trujillo, 55, a resident of La Madera, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Max was preceded in death by his loving wife, Brenda Gallegos; son, Brendon Herrera; best friend, Gil Lucero. Max was a great father, a comedian and a good all-around man. He loved doing whatever it was with his wife as long as she was happy. He was a legendary iron worker in California and built the home in La Madera they resided in. 1 Mad Max was respected and loved by everyone.

Max is survived by his children, Candice Herrera and spouse Anita of La Madera, Delbert Herrera and spouse Nicole of Los Lunas, Max Trujillo and spouse Shiann of Ojo Caliente, Carissa Herrera and Damian Herrera both of La Madera; grandchildren, Brandon Herrera, Jeremiah Herrera, and Maxis Trujillo; parents, Ernesto Trujillo of La Madera and Pauline Irons of California; siblings, Paul Trujillo, Jason Trujillo, Michelle Trujillo, Greg Trujillo, Jackie Chacon and numerous uncles, aunts, relatives and friends.

Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ojo Caliente. Burial to follow at Vallecitos Catholic Cemetery with the following serving the family as pallbearers, Delbert Herrera, Max Trujillo, Candice Herrera, Devin Griego Carissa Herrera, Jason Trujillo, Greg Trujillo, Joe Trujillo and Mark Berry.

The family of Max A. Trujillo has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.