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Dolores

Dolores Irene Roybal

d. November 5, 2023

Santa Cruz

Dolores Irene Roybal, age 77, of Santa Cruz, NM, born April 1946, passed away on November 5, 2023, of natural causes. 

Dolores was a beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grand mother and auntie.  She dedicated her life to raising her family, serving the Church as a Catechism instructor, and also served as a substitute teacher in the 70s at Sombrillo Elementary and in the 2000s at McCurdy Charter School.  She will forever be remembered for her love, gentleness and service to the Lord Jesus Christ and our Heavenly Father.

Dolores is preceded in death by her parents Jose Alberto and Martha Lopez, brother Joe Lopez; daughter-in-law Phaedra Roybal; brother-in-law Jason Smith; sister-in-law Marcella Lopez; niece Marcy Lopez and Mercedes Roybal; nephew Joey Lopez, Michael Lopez, Alfred Roybal and Joshua Roybal.

Dolores is survived by husband Albert A. Roybal; sons Daniel Lopez, Albert R. Roybal, Bryant N. Roybal (Debbie), Carl G. Roybal; daughter Judy M. Roybal; sisters Ramoncita Smith and Beatrice Roybal (Alfred); brother Peter Lopez; grandchildren Ashlee Roybal, Zachary Roybal, Arianna Roybal, Katlyn Roybal, Vanna Ortega, Shayna Roybal, Aliyah Roybal, Tristan Roybal, Charlie Roybal, Christine M. Stoliby, Julian Bourquet, and Jordan Bourquet; great grandchildren Bowen G. Roybal Collins M. Roybal and Elsie L. Roybal.

Public Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at 5:30 PM at the DeVargas Funeral Home in Espanola with a rosary to be recited at 6:00 PM.  Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday morning, November 9, 2023, at 10:00 AM at the Holy Cross Church de la Canada in Santa Cruz.  Burial will follow afterwards at the Holy Cross Church Cemetery in El Llano.

Serving as Pallbearers are Charlie Roybal, Jordan Bourquet, Sun-Toc Khalsa, Lawrence Romero Jr., Danny Mondragon, Katlyn Roybal.

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

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, November 8, 2023

5:30 - 6:00 pm (Mountain time)

DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory

623 North Railroad Ave, Espanola, NM 87532

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Rosary

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Mountain time)

DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory

623 North Railroad Ave, Espanola, NM 87532

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Mass

Thursday, November 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Holy Cross Catholic Church

126 S McCurdy Rd, Santa Cruz, NM 87567

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Burial

Thursday, November 9, 2023

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Mountain time)

Holy Cross Catholic Church Cemetery

El Llano nm, El Llano, NM 87532

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