Obituary: Carasiolo Pedro Maestas of La Puebla

Carasiolo Maestas Obit2

Obituary: Carasiolo Pedro Maestas of La Puebla

Carasiolo Pedro Maestas, 85, a resident of La Puebla, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andres and Sinforosa Maestas; brothers, David, Candido, Oliby and Joe, sisters, Porfiria, Adela; brothers-in-law, Conce Fresquez, Feliciano Quintana, Max Esquibel; great-granddaughter, Phoebe Jade Anaya.

Carasiolo served in the US Army and retired from the US Forest Service in 1981. Carasiolo is survived by his spouse, Alice Maestas of La Puebla; daughters, Peggy Jimenez and spouse Richard of Albuquerque and their children, Richard Louis, and David and Briana Broshious of Rio Rancho; Joyce Sandoval and spouse Eric of La Puebla and their daughters, Dayna Sandoval of Carlsbad and Desiree Sandoval of La Puebla; sons, Roy Maestas and spouse Cindy of La Puebla and their sons, Aaron Maestas of Phoenix, Steven Maestas of Las Cruces, Adam and Dionne Anaya of Santa Fe and their children Pierce and Stella Belle, Marvin Maestas and spouse Leslie of Los Alamos and their children, Michael and Marlie; sister, Louisa Esquibel of Cuarteles; sisters-in-law, Lila Maestas of Albuquerque, Nina Maestas of Santa Fe, Martha Maestas of Albuquerque.

Public visitation will begin on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Cañada with a rosary to be recited at 4:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. also at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Cañada. Burial to follow at 12:45 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with the family serving as pallbearers, Aaron, Steven, Michael and David Maestas, Adam Anaya, Richard Louis Jimenez, and Donald Lopez.

Honorary pallbearers named, Abad Salazar, Abedon Lopez, Jr, Apolinario Trujillo, Bobby Fresquez, Herman Salazar, Joe Martinez, Joe Trujillo, Orlando Herrera, and Victoriano Reynolds.


The family of Carasiolo Pedro Maestas has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.