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Dolores L. Gallegos

July 9, 2017
Dolores L. Gallegos, 81, a resident of Española, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents, Amarante and Salome Archuleta; husband, Jimmie F. Gallegos; and son, Lawrence J. Gallegos. Dolores was a Teacher’s Assistant for the Española Public Schools for 20 years. She was married to her late husband for 60 years before his passing in 2016. She was a grandmother to 10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Dolores is survived by her children, Alice Abbott and husband Doug of Gardendale, Texas, Diane Sanchez and fiancé Walter Peralta of Española, Samuel Gallegos and companion Tammy Valdez of Española, and Michael J. Gallegos and wife Elaine of Rio Rancho; grandchildren, Phillip Sanchez and wife Stephanie of Albuquerque, Andrea Sanchez of Albuquerque, Dominic Sanchez of Dallas, Texas, Bernadette Sanchez of Albuquerque, James Gallegos and fiancé Davida Hollis of Santa Fe, Josh Gallegos of Española,  Will and Martina Abbot of Gardendale, Texas, Stephanie B. Martin of Rio Rancho, and Jordan J. Gallegos of Española; and 4 great-grandchildren. Special thanks to Tammy Valdez, Glorianna Cortez, Walter Peralta and Amber Care. Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Canada, with a burial to follow at 11:15 a.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Serving the family as pallbearers are Will Abbot, Dominic Sanchez, Joshua Gallegos, Phillip Sanchez, James Gallegos, Walter Peralta. Honorary pallbearer will be Isaiah Romero. The family of Dolores L, Gallegos has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477

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