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03/22/1945 - 11/28/2005

Mom there is not a day that goes by that you are not thought of and missed. You are always in our hearts you are our angel watching over us. We love you so much!

Your children,

Marlene, Marvin & Mitch




Some people come into your life and quickly go. Other people come into your life and leave footprints on your heart and you are never the same.

A Nine Year Anniversary Mass will be celebrated at Santa Maria de la Paz, at 9:30 am, on Sunday, November 30, 2008. All family and friends are invited.

Bea Romero and Family


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Age 58, of El Rancho passed away peacefully and content on Monday, November 24, 2008.

He is survived by his parents, Bernardo and Annie Lujan of El Rancho; daughter, Rosa Maria and fiance Robert of Belen; son, Dominic and wife DeAnne of Espanola; one sister, Berlina and husband Sam Ortiz; one brother, Carlos Lujan.

Also surviving Bernardo are his two precious grandchildren, Marcos and Robert; nephews, Michael Ortiz and wife Winona, Adrian Ortiz and wife Bianca; five great-nephews and nieces: Chenoah, Kira, Hailey, Dante and Adrian II; amongst many other relatives and friends.

Public Visitation will begin on Friday, November 28, 2008, 6 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pojoaque with Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 29, 2008, 10 a.m. also at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Cremation will take place following services.

The family of Bernardo Lujan Jr. has entrusted his

Funeral Arrangements to

DeVargas Funeral Home.



Age 76 of Santa Fe, passed away Friday, November 21, 2008 at home after a long illness. Her loving family was by her side.

Consuelo was born on January 20, 1932 to Efroncino and Celina Trujillo in the beautiful Pojoaque valley. She was the eldest of six children.

She graduated from Pojoaque High School and later married Alfred Rivera of Nambe/Santa Fe.

She worked for First National Bank of Santa Fe for 38 years.

Consuelo was a parishioner of Our Lady of Guadalupe church in Santa Fe.

Consuelo was preceded in death by her loving husband of almost 50 years, Alfred Rivera; daughter, Lisa Rivera-Salazar; parents, Efrocino and Celina Trujillo; and sisters Martha Alarid and Irene Bjornson.

She is survived by her two sons, Richard Rivera and Robert Rivera and their families: Merry, Erica, Nicole, and Mariah Rivera; and Angelyn, Maxwell, and Emmi Rivera, all of Santa Fe.

Beside her throughout this life was her beloved sisters: Amelia Garcia and husband Joe of Pojoaque, and Lucy Pacheco, and Cora Seals of Las Vegas, NV; brother, Danny Trujillo and wife Sharon.

Consuelo also had many nieces and nephews, family and friends that will greatly miss her.

The family wishes to thank Antonio De Salles, MD, PhD, and the UCLA Neurosurgery staff.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that a personal donation be made to the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital of UCLA or to the National Parkinson Foundation.

Consuelo's family will greet friends and family at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, December 1, 2008 at 6 p.m. where a Rosary will be recited.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated December 2, 2008, 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

Consuelo will be interred next to her husband Alfred Rivera at the National Cemetery at a later date.

The Rivera Family of Santa Fe Funeral Options

417 East Rodeo Road

Santa Fe, NM 87505

(505) 989-7032



6/15/35 - 11/25/08

Was born on June 15, 1935 near Overton, Texas. He died at his home in Los Alamos, November 25, 2008, of complications from a long battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by June, his wife of 47 years.

Ray was born to Gladys and T.G. Frank, and was adopted and raised in Wichita Falls, TX in a loving home of extended family, including his aunt and uncle, Winnie and John Davenport, as well as his "Gram", Florence Thurman.

At 17, he graduated from Wichita Falls High School and served in the U.S. Navy from 1952-1961.

During his Navy service in Paris, France, he met the love of his life, June. They enjoyed travelling throughout Europe together, then married and moved to Washington, D.C., where Ray was assigned to the Pentagon.

They later settled in New Mexico and Ray received a Bachelor's Science degree from UNM.

He enjoyed his career as a Technical Writer and Group Leader at the Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1963 until his retirement in 1990

Ray and June loved the outdoors, all wildlife, and especially their dogs over the years: Sheba, Czasha, Dasha and Rosie.

They loved camping in the Jemez Mountains and spent many winters on the beaches of Port Aransas, TX.

They also shared a love of music, and Ray performed in several light operas, as well as with local choral groups.

Ray was also preceded in death by his parents; his brothers Thurman and Harry Frank; his sister, Mary Martin; his sister-in-law, Jeanne Frank, and his brother-in-law, Bob Martin.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, John and Ellie Frank; his sister-in-law, Gracie Frank; his niece, Nancy Currell; and his nephews: Rob, Gary, Grady, Bryan and David Frank, and Bobby Martin.

Services will be held at United Church of Los Alamos on Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 2 p.m.

The Graveside Service will be at Guaje Pines Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday, December 1, 2008.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L St., Washington, D.C.

The family appreciates all of Ray's loving friends that have cared so much for him over the years. We will all miss him very much.

Arrangements are under the direction of

Berardinelli Family Funeral Service

1399 Luisa Street

Santa Fe, NM 87505

(505) 984-8600

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Date:Nov 28, 2008

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