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Scarlett Ruby Martinez of Española
Scarlett Ruby Martinez, 4 Months, a resident of Española, passed away peacefully with her parents at her side on Saturday, August 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Nancy Serna-Sanchez; great-grandfathers, Modesto Espinoza, Benigo Martinez and George Baca; and great-aunt Diana Martinez.
Scarlett was a beautiful baby girl who quickly gained the love of everyone around her. She had the drive to keep fighting throughout her life. She had such a feisty personality for such a young age. She loved to be held and always comforted. She loved her brother so much. She is going to be missed dearly by all those who knew and loved her.
Scarlett is survived by her parents, Isaiah and Miquella Martinez, brother, Ambrose Martinez; and her fur brother Zeke Martinez; maternal grandfather, Ronald Espinoza; paternal grandparents, Ruby and Benny Martinez; maternal great-grandparents, Manuel and Alice Serna and Miquelita Espinoza; paternal great-grandmothers Priscilla Baca and Adelinda Martinez; maternal aunts, Alyssa (Joshua) Ellison, Cailee, Angelique, and Isabel Sanchez, Samantha and Emily Espinoza; paternal aunt, Miranda Salazar; paternal uncle, Isaac (Jessica) Martinez; godmother, Rachel Dickens, cousins, Anastasia, Isaiah, Nehemiah, Arya, Jayda, Dash and Bella as well as numerous relatives and friends whom loved her dearly.
Public visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at St. Anne Parish in Santa Fe with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 12 p.m. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Rosario Cemetery. Serving the family as pallbearers are Isaiah Martinez, Ambrose Martinez, Benny Martinez, Isaiah Chavez and Isaiah Ellison.
The family of Scarlett Ruby Martinez has entrusted the care of their precious loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 – www.devargasfuneral.com.
Roseanne Diane Gallegos of Rio Chama
Roseanne Diane Gallegos, 40, a resident of Rio Chama, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 following a sudden illness. She was preceded in death by her father, Manuel Gallegos; sister, Lisa Gallegos and mother-in-law, Patsy Dixon; grandfathers, Sabino Martinez and Jose Medardo Gallegos.
She devoted her life to being a wonderful mother and wife. Rosanne truly lived her life to the fullest through simple pleasures. She loved going for rides on the Harley with her husband Robbie and friends. If you were lucky to know Roseanne you would know the kindhearted person she was, even through her roughest days. She made sure everyone was ok. Roseanne never failed to put a smile on our face. Roseanne loved butterflies, and the color lime green. Everything she bought had to be that color or made sure it had butterflies. Roseanne is gone but never will she be forgotten. She left so unexpectedly, leaving us all with a broken heart. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Roseanne is survived by her husband, Robbie Pacheco; children, Miranda Pacheco, Vanessa Pacheco and companion Yovany; son, Devon Dixon all of Rio Chama; mother and step-father, Jeff and Rose Mazen of Chimayo; grandmothers, Louisa Martinez and companion Manuel of Chimayo and Teresa Gallegos of Rio Chama; nephew, Jared Gallegos; special cousins, Sylvia, Melissa, Trinnie, and Michelle and numerous other relatives and friends.
Public Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Espanola, with a Mass of Christian burial to follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be held on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.
The family of Roseanne Diane Gallegos has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 – www.devargasfuneral.com.
Darell Padilla of Española
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Darell Padilla. He was born in Española on Thursday, November 12, 1987 to Nancy Padilla. He was one of 2 sons that grew up in Española. He has returned home to our Lord in Heaven on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque at the age of 31. He was preceded in death by his aunt, Phyllis Padilla-Gonzales.
Darell was a graduate of Northern New Mexico College where he earned his Bachelors degree in Film and Digital Media Arts and was in the process of pursuing his Master’s degree in Psychology. At the age of 29, he wrote his first book, The Devil’s Playground; which has poems of poverty, abuse, violence, drugs and crime, A life of Hell. Miraculously, when God came into his life in the strength of his new found faith, he battled the odds and circumstances that few could have conquered to build a world of achievement that once seemed unimaginable. He realized how it is to be strong, dedicated, compassionate and have a strong will, all thanks to God.
If you were fortunate enough to know Darell you would know the loving, kindhearted person he was, even throughout his most difficult days. He was in the process of making his second book and making a documentary. He is gone but will never be forgotten. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Mr. Padilla is survived by his life partner/fiancé, Angel Martinez; children, Kaylee, Karlee and Kaleb; loving mother, Nancy Padilla; Jerome Arroyos, whom he looked up to; beloved brother, Dominic Padilla; grandparents, Angie and Gilbert Padilla; God-mother, Barbara Padilla; aunts, Angela Romero; and uncle, Ruben Padilla and numerous other relatives and friends.
Public visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 14, 2019 in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a wake to follow at 7:00 p.m. and a rosary to be recited at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated on Friday, August 15, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Española. Burial to follow at the Sacred Heart Cemetery with the following serving as pallbearers, Marcos Valdez, Jerome Arroyos, Jordan Dominguez, Mike Kowalczyk, Jerry Archuleta and Angelina Brito. Honorary pallbearers named are, Dominic Padilla, Angel Martinez, Kaylee, Karlee and Kaleb Padilla and Donna Casados.
The family of Darell Padilla has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 – www.devargasfuneral.com.
Matthew J. Atencio of El Duende
Matthew J. Atencio, 44, a resident of El Duende, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 peacefully surrounded by his family. Matthew was preceded in death by his brother, Danny Atencio; maternal grandparents, Tomas and Pablita Borrego, paternal grandparents, Antonio and Tomasita Atencio.
He was dedicated to his work family and U.S. Postal Service. He liked photography and spoiling his nephews, nieces and always shopping for gifts for them. He was loved and will be missed dearly.
Matthew is survived by his parents, Antonio and Lourdes Atencio of El Duende; siblings, Anthony Atencio and companion Yvette Romero of El Duende, Eva Martinez and husband Johnny of El Duende, Larry Atencio and wife Cathy of Alcalde, Emilio Atencio and wife Shirley of San Pedro, and Pam Atencio of El Duende; nieces and nephews, Crystal, Larry Jr., Nicole, Stephanie, Samantha, Alyson, Anissa, Donavan, Andres, Devon and Landon, and numerous other relatives and friends.
Public visitation will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas & Crematory, with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 16, 2019, time is pending, at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ohkay Owingeh. Burial to follow at the San Jose Catholic Cemetery in Hernandez.
The family of Matthew J. Atencio has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477-www.devargasfuneral.com.