Obituary: Roberto F. Rios Of Pojoaque


Obituary: Roberto F. Rios Of Pojoaque

ROBERTO F. RIOS, 79, a resident of Pojoaque, went to be with our Lord on Thursday, August 20, 2015.

Roberto was preceded in death by his mother, Romona, father, Jesus; brother, Polo; sisters, Eva and Sophie; and his son Danny; grandchildren, Jesus, Jazelle, and Alisha. Roberto was born August 28, 1935. He loved his family and he enjoyed golfing, boxing, and working on his yard.

Roberto is survived by his wife Frances; children, Eddie and wife Lucy, Victor and wife Beverly, Jessie and wife Cherie; daughter-in-law, Eileen; grandchildren, Eddie, Elena, Jason, Miranda (Matt Hansen), Josh, Daniel, Melony (Abraham Kosgei), Robert, and Catalina, 15 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews in New Mexico, California, and Arizona; siblings, Ruben, Lori, Raul, and Dee Rios, Emma Savala, Joe and Rosie Fierro.

Roberto will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Public visitation began on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Crito Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home, with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pojoaque, with a burial to follow at 1:30 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.


The family of Roberto F. Rios has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 –