Eleanor Griego, born April 20, 1945, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in her home in Glorieta, NM. On June 23,2021.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nazario Sr. and Maria Dalton Garcia, brother Nazario Garcia Jr, Sisters Josephine Garcia, Vangie Gonzales, Alice Lobato and Percy Salmeron, nephew Joseph W Bowles, Stepson Elifer Griego, Step grandchildren Christopher and Rachel Griego.
Eleanor is survived by her Husband Dan Griego, Son Jerome Lucero (Sumi), Son Gerard Lucero, and Daughter Gina Lucero (Randy). Stepchildren Dolores (Pat), Clare (Leroy), Richard (Diana) and Rafaelita (Bill). Grandchildren Diego Lucero (Alysia}, Alycia Varela and Jeremiah. Great grandchildren, Ezra, Nevaeh, and Sarriah, 11 step grandchildren and 15 step great grandchildren. Sister Delfina Bowles and Sister-in-law Connie Garcia, and many nieces and nephews.
Eleanor married the love of her life Dan Griego on November 16,1990. She was a Loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and friend. You could always hear a smile in her voice when she said “Hi” on the phone. Genuinely happy to hear from you.
Eleanor worked at the Glorieta Conference Center. Later in life she enrolled and attended the Vogue Beauty College in Santa Fe, NM and started a new career as a cosmetologist. Eleanor had many talents. She loved to sew and was a wonderful seamstress. She also liked working with pottery. She loved spending time with her husband and going on adventures with him whether it be checking on the cattle out in Bernal, going to estate sales, flea markets or simply visiting with friends and family. She was always ready to help others in need.
Rosary will be held at St. Anthony Parish in Pecos on Friday, July 2,2021 at 10:00 am with a funeral mass to follow at 11:00 am. Private Burial will take place at a later date at the Veterans National Cemetery in Santa Fe, NM.
The family of Eleanor Griego would like to thank each one of you for all the prayers, love and support at this exceedingly difficult time. The family of Eleanor Griego have entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477