• Taos County

    Norbert J. Cardenas,

    Norbert J. Cardenas, Age 79, of Ranchos de Taos, passed away on January 14, 2020. He was a very proud Vietnam Veteran who actively served in the United States Army. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Adolfo and Romancita Fresquez and mother, Juanita Chapman. more

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    Salomon Vasquez,

    Salomon Vasquez, Age 79, of Arroyo Hondo passed away on January 16, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents, Juan and Toribia Vasquez and brother Nelson Vasquez. He is survived by his wife Dolores Vasquez, children Lawrence (Roseann), Domonick (Beverly), Tammy Vasquez and Leona Dimas (Ray), brothers Cecilio (Imogene), Procopio (Betty), Ruben (Sarah), more

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    Andrew Alfred Mascareñas,

    Andrew Alfred Mascareñas, Age 57, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020, in Albuquerque, NM, surrounded by family who loved him. He was born in Embudo, NM, on February 5, 1962, to Joe Nick Mascareñas and Sylvia Maes. more

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    Kay Torres

    Kay Torres Age 52, a resident of Taos Pueblo, passed away unexpectedly on January 8, 2020. She was a very outgoing and loving woman. She was an educator, who worked for the Taos Pueblo Day School and Taos Municipal Schools. Kay will be remembered as being energetic with a caring and big heart. more

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    Juan Felipe Romero, Jr.,

    Juan Felipe Romero, Jr., Age 83, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on January 14, 2020. He was born in Placita, NM on May 9, 1936 and graduated from Penasco High School. He was the owner of Del Norte Lounge and J.F. Romero Construction. more

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    Jimmie Lee Fennell

    Jimmie Lee Fennell Was born in Abiquiu, New Mexico, in 1945, to Bailey Murphy Fennell and Ruth Evelyn Donovan Fennell. He passed away on January 15, 2020, at his home in Arroyo Hondo, NM. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Robert Harold Fennell. more

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    “Tony” Michael Anthony Padilla,

    “Tony” Michael Anthony Padilla, 55 of La Loma passed away on January 10, 2020. He is preceded in death by his father, Larry Padilla, grandparents, Max and Eutilia Padilla of San Cristobal, nephew, Anthony Padilla Hutt, uncles, Teofilo and Michael Padilla and aunt, Lorraine Ivey. more

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    James W. FITZGERALD,

    James W. FITZGERALD, Ranchos de Taos resident James W. Fitzgerald died Dec. 28, 2019 in Santa Fe, he was 71 years old. Born Feb. 25, 1948 in El Paso, Texas, Jim and his three siblings creatively tested the limits of their parents’ patience. He graduated from Regis University, Denver, class of ’69. more

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    Maria Carolina Rodriguez

    Maria Carolina Rodriguez, Age 72, of Rio Lucio passed away on January 9, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, Felisandro and Juanita Rodriguez, brothers, Alferino and Daniel Rodriguez, brother in law, Esequiel Romero, sister in law, Amelia Rodriguez, nephews, Norman Rodriguez and Leroy Romero and niece, Aileen Romero. more

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    Dolores “Dodo” Gallegos,

    Dolores “Dodo” Gallegos, Age 74, of Ranchitos passed away on January 8, 2020. She was born in 1945 to Samuel and Adelicia Gallegos. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family. She served for 25 years as the 8th Judicial District Court Administrator for the counties of Taos, Colfax and Union. She retired at age 43 in 1988. more

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    Reverend Robert Glenn Salazar,

    Reverend Robert Glenn Salazar, Went to heaven to be with Jesus Christ, His Lord and Savior, on December 30, 2019 at the age of 88 in Frisco, Texas. He was born in 1931 in Taos, New Mexico and graduated from Taos High School in 1950. more

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    Richard Clemens Dice

    Richard Clemens Dice Passed away on January 11, 2020. He was born on January 16, 1927 in Denver CO to Minnie Peterson. He was given up for adoption and lovingly adopted a few days later by Albert and Vesta Dice who raised him in Morrison and Lakewood CO. more

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    Mary “Mamie” Tafoya,

    Mary “Mamie” Tafoya, Age 69, of Albuquerque and formerly of Taos passed away unexpectedly on January 4, 2020. She is preceded in death by her father, Willie Espinoza, grandfather, Francisco Tafoya, grandmother, Amalia Espinoza and aunt, Toni Jacobs. She is survived by her beloved companion, Robert Baca, mother, Loren Sanchez, children, Louann Castillo (Paul), Luis Tafoya (Linda) and Louella Tafoya, grandchildren, Paul Jr. more

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    Mary E. Ortiz

    Mary E. Ortiz Our beloved mother, Mary E. Ortiz, 76, of Arroyo Seco, New Mexico went to be with our heavenly Father on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Mary is preceded in death by her parents, Juan B. Ortiz and Felecita Ortiz, Partner, Lupe Concha, granddaughter, Mavis, brother, Felix Ortiz, nephew, Hector Ortiz, in-laws, Antonio and Ignacia Concha, sister in-law, Rose more

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    Emma Salazar

    Emma Salazar  from Taos NM, age 89 was called home to our Lord on Tuesday January 7 2020. Emma was born on September 14, 1930 to Jose Eloy and Margarita Fores. She is preceded in death by her … more

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    Jennifer New Forbes

    Jennifer New Forbes Died from cancer on January 6., 2020., at her home in Taos., New Mexico. She was 78 years old. Born in Guatemala City to Gordon New, an American working in Guatemala for Pan American Airlines., and Grace Canning, the daughter of British colonists in Trinidad, Jenny grew up in Port-of-Spain., Trinidad. She attended high school in the United States and graduated cum laude from Abbot Academy in Massachusetts. more

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    Donald John Godsoe,

    Donald John Godsoe, Passed away on December 18, 2019 in the Trauma ICU Unit of University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. On November 20, 2019 Don suffered a traumatic injury to his spinal cord from a fall at his home in Arroyo Hondo, outside of Taos. Don was 73 years old and grew up in Boston. more

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    Everett M. Brooks,

    Everett M. Brooks, Age 87, of Ranchos de Taos passed away on January 3, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Blanche Brooks, stepdaughters, Elaine Romero (Leroy), Melinda Vasquez, son-in-law Reuben E. Martinez and nephew, Mark Dowling. more

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    Robert Walker

    Robert Walker Beloved husband, father and friend, Robert Walker, 79, passed December 5, 2019 in Malibu California. Born April 15, 1940 in Jamaica Queens New York, he was educated in the Us and Europe. more

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    Peggy Marsh Stall

    Peggy Marsh Stall Born in 1948 in Chicago Illinois, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. She will be remembered for bringing joy and passion to everyone and everything in her life. An optimistic person by nature, she took every moment of life as a gift to be treasured. She was a mentor to innumerable students throughout her decades-long career of teaching in the Taos school system, and briefly in Mora and Albuquerque. more

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    Diana A. Martinez

    Diana A. Martinez Age 66, of Taos passed away peacefully on December 24, 2019 surrounded by friends and family. She is preceded in death by her father, Vidal Martinez, grandparents, Zacharias and Beatrice Martinez, Amadeo and Florinda Jaramillo and brother, Ronald Chavez, beloved uncles, aunts and cousins from her mom and dad’s side of the family. more

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    Esther Garcia,

    Esther Garcia, Age 74, a resident of Questa passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 5, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, Max and Tessie Ortega and sister Betty Ortega. Esther was a very strong minded and outspoken woman who cared dearly for the people and the community of Questa and Northern New Mexico. She served for numerous years as the first female Mayor of Questa. more

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    Jeffrey Harper Cottam

    Jeffrey Harper Cottam Passed away on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at the age of 64. He was born in Taos, New Mexico on August 25, 1955, and was the second son to Brooke and Phoebe Cottam. Jeffrey grew up skiing in his hometown of Taos, where he would later go on to ski race competitively on a national level for the University of New Mexico. He had an immense passion for teaching young people and went on to share his love of skiing by coaching young ski teams from Sandia Peak, Los Alamos and An…

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    Michael Cardenas

    Michael Cardenas Age 50, a resident of Taos, passed away unexpectedly on December 29, 2019. He was preceded in death by his brother William “Punky” Cardenas, sister Veronica Cardenas; grandmother Placida Cardenas; aunt Eulogia “Jugi” Cardenas and cousin Lawrence “Tiny” Cortez. more