Obituaries for August 21



The obituary for Davina E. Archuleta (Dove) has been provided by family and funeral homes. Please read on for full details.

Davina E. Archuleta (Dove) of Española

Davina E. Archuleta (Dove), 26, a resident of Española, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2018 due to injuries sustained in an accident. She was preceded in death by her father, Ostalio Archuleta Jr. (Stal); paternal grandfather, Orlando Archuleta (BooBoo) and maternal grandmother, Eulalia “LaLa” Garcia.

Dove was a loving and caring person that would give her shirt off her back to anyone in need. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Dove is survived by her mother, Cecilia M. Garcia “CC Ryder”; brother, Estevan Garcia (Michelle); sisters, Reina Garcia (Chris), Valentina Archuleta (Raymond), Margarita Archuleta (Steve-O) and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A rosary was recited on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. A second rosary was recited on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Abiquiu. Memorial Mass was celebrated on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. also at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Abiquiu with burial following at the Abiquiu Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were Jayden Garcia, Amberly Faith Roybal, Rica Martinez, Elora McCure, Amanda McCure, and Ashley Martinez.

The family of Davina E. Archuleta (Dove) entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.