Cover photo for Donelia Mary Griego's Obituary

Donelia Mary Griego

d. December 29, 2022


Donelia M. Griego

August 28, 1941 - December 29, 2022

Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend. 

Donelia was preceded in death by her husband, Pedro (Tony) Griego; parents, Leopoldo and Felicita (Feliz) Lujan; maternal grandparents, Anastacio and Altagracia Martinez; paternal grandparents, Miguel and Ascension Lujan; brother, Dennis Lujan; daughter-in-law, Gloria Salazar; sister-in-law, Dolores Garcia; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Amadeo and Simona Griego; brother-in-law, George Griego and wife Elsie; padrino, Estevan Archuleta. 

Donelia is survived by her daughters, Martha Garcia and husband Alvaro and Eileen Griego; sons Leopoldo Salazar and partner Bernadette and Eppie Griego; grandchildren, Henry Trujillo and wife Tiffany, Denise Barela, Kayla Anguiano and husband Victor Jr., Esperanza Terrazas and husband Santiago, and Kyra Griego (goddaughter); great-grandchildren, Riana, Alena, Celestino, and Paul Trujillo, Angeĺ-Leo and Augustin Anguiano, Elyanah and Andres Terrazas, and Zephaniah Stewart; brother, Alfonso Lujan; sisters, Rosina Jacquez and husband Eloy and Tonita Garcia and husband Clyde; madrina, Genevive Archuleta; comadre, Irene Griego, sisters-in-law Consuelo Talamante and Patsy Garcia and partner William; several nephews, nieces, cousins, extended family and friends. 

Serving as Pallbearers are Leopoldo Salazar, Henry Trujillo, Alvaro Garcia, Adam Medina, Arturo Rivera, and Adan Garcia.

Honorary Pallbearers are Martha Garcia, Eileen and Eppie Griego, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Rosary will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023. beginning at 11:00 am at San Jose Catholic Church in Hernandez, NM, with a Mass to follow at 12:00 pm.  Burial will follow immediately at the San Jose Catholic Cemetery.

We greatly appreciate all the prayers, phone calls, visits, donations, and the support we received from family and friends during this difficult time in our lives. The family of Donelia M. Griego has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley.

The family of Donelia Griego has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the beautiful Espanola Valley.   505.747.7477


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