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Dolores Garcia

April 1, 1945 — January 24, 2022

Dolores T. Garcia of Santa Cruz, NM born April 1, 1945, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 24, 2022 at her home.

Known to many as Dollie, preceding her death are her parents, Frank and Maria Luisa Garcia.  Brothers, Charlie and Phillip Garcia. Sisters, Mary Rider and Mary Allison; sister-in-law Helen Garcia.  Mother-in-law, Feliz Lujan. Nieces and nephews, Daphnie and Amanda Martinez; Joe Martinez, Daniel and Bert Jacquez, Daniel Godina, nephew/Godson Phillip Garcia Jr. and other extended family members.

Dollie is survived by the love of her life of 50 years, Alfonso Lujan. Daughter Melissa Padilla and husband Carlos. Step grandsons Justin, Jared, and Joshua Padilla.  She is also survived by her brothers Joe Garcia and wife Eleanor of Alcalde; Richard Garcia and wife Angie of Chimayo, brother in law Ken Allison of Las Cruces. Sisters-in-law Donelia Griego and husband Tony of Hernandez, Rosina Jacquez and husband Eloy of Santa Cruz,Tonita Garcia and husband Clyde of Ranchitos. Numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

A rosary will be recited on Friday January 28, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. and a mass of Christian burial at 2:00 both at the Sacred Heart Church in Espanola and burial to follow at the Sacred Heart Cemetery

Serving the family as pallbearers are Joseph and Jamie Garcia, Henry Trujillo Jr, Carlos Padilla, Dennis Duran, and Jack Romero.

We extend our appreciation and gratitude to all our family and friends for your prayers, generosity, and just being with us through this most difficult time in our lives. My sincere thanks to the Presbyterian Hospice Care staff and Devargas Funeral Home Staff.

The family of Dolores Garcia has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Espanola Valley www.devargasfuneral.com 505-747-7477

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