Aaleah Carbajal, 10
a resident from Chimayo died unexpectedly on December 4, 2021. Aaleah was born on March 25, 2011 to Kristy Martinez in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Aaleah was a 5th grader at Tony E. Quintana Elementary School where she was loved by students and her teachers and who she loved. One of her teachers has said that Aaleah loved to read and always volunteered to read. Aaleah loved being around her family. Aaleah and her mom would do arts and crafts all the time and she was always so proud of what she would create and she also loved her glow stick wars with her mother, sister, stepfather and her new siblings. She would play games on the phone and make Tic Tok videos with her sister Ariana. She loved spending time with her older brother Jason, she loved going over to her older sister Stephanie’s home and playing with her niece Alison, whom she loved dearly. All of her siblings protected her since she was the baby of the family. When she would go over to Auntie Crystal’s home in Pojoaque she loved playing on the trampoline with her cousins and running around. She loved swimming in the pool and riding her younger cousin’s four wheeler when she was at her Uncle Kenneth’s home in El Guache. Aalean loved her hikes in the mountains, riding around on four wheelers and having picnics where she spent a lot of time with her Grandma Demy. She loved her rides with her Grandpa Kenny when they went to the store or when he took her to her cousins’ birthday parties.
She was preceded in death by her Maternal Great Grandfather Mauricio Sanchez, Paternal Great Grandparents Hector and Dolores Martinez, her great Uncles Donald and Harold Sanchez, Ricky, Ronnie and Carmen Martinez, and cousins Michael Esquibel, Rickie Burrel.
She is survived by her mother Kristy Martinez, (Jacob), her brother Jason Martinez, sisters, Stephanie Martinez (Josh) Ariana Carbajal, niece Allison Marlow, Grandma Delmeria Martinez (Adelmo), Grandpa Kenny Martinez, Aunt Crystal (Ricardo), Uncle Kenneth (Trish), cousins Samantha Marquez, Dominic and Christopher (CJ) Martinez, Donovan and Estella Ramirez, Marcos, Mariah and Josiah Martinez and many other relatives and friends.
A Devotional will take place on Friday, December 17th, 2021 at Victory Faith Church at 7:00 pm. A visitation will take place on Saturday. December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am at the DeVargas Funeral Home of Espanola with burial to follow at El Potero Cemetery in Chimayo.
Serving the family as pallbearers are Kenneth, Jason, Dominic, C. J., and Marcos Martinez, Josh Marlow and Eric Garcia. Honorary pallbearers are Stephanie Martinez, Ariana Carbajal, Mariah and Josiah Martinez, Samantha Marquez, Donovan and Estella Ramirez
The family of Aaleah Carbajal has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 www.devargasfuneral.com