Lawrence C. Gallegos, 70, a resident of Questa, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 1, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chris and Eva Gallegos; in-laws, Tony and Candida Trujillo; brother/padrino and sister-in-law, Tony Valdez and Christine Trujillo. Lawrence served in the US Army and was honorably discharged after serving in the Vietnam War. Lawrence was well known for his services to his community and as a long time business owner. He especially cared and loved his entire family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Lawrence is survived by his wife of 48 years, Alice Gallegos; children, Mark (Christina), Domingo, Candida (Armando), Daniel (Jacky) Gallegos, and Consuelo Salazar (Ronnie); grandchildren, Brandon, Marisa, Derek, Marika, Jose, Jason, Kaylee, Brian, Cieara, Karlicia, Ariana, Jeremiah, and Ameliah; siblings, Bernadette Weldon (Ken), Robert (Evelyn), Thomas (Sharon), David, and Donald “Tono” Gallegos; 8 brothers-in-law and 3 sisters-in-law, along with many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. A rosary will be recited on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Questa. Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. also at the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Questa. Burial to follow at the Cerro Catholic Cemetery. The family of Lawrence C. Gallegos has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 www.devargasfuneral.com
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