Gabriel A. Herrera, 90, a resident of Cuyamungue, was born on October 15, 1930 and was called home to be with our Heavenly Father on January 15, 2021. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He served in the Armed Forces for 3 years. He worked for the State of New Mexico as a certified welder for 33 years and was honored for welding on the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. He was a devout Catholic where he was a parishioner at Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe Church, Pojoaque, NM.
Gabriel was preceded in death by his parents, Felix and Adelina Herrera, in-laws, Filemon and Vicentita Romero, brother, Teodoro Herrera (Stella) of Espanola; sister, Florinda Romero (Pete) of Antonito, CO; niece, Arlene Romero of Antonito, CO; grandson, Andrew Herrera; great-granddaughter, Nevaeh Cordova and several other family members.
Gabriel is survived by his wife of 62 years, Priscilla R. Herrera; sons, Clarence Herrera (Mindy), Lawrence Herrera (Donna), David Herrera (Ella); daughters, Lorraine Johnson and Doreen Roybal; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Jane Martinez (AB) and brother-in-law, Raymond Romereau.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pojoaque. Due to ongoing COVID restrictions, mass is limited to immediate family. Serving the family as pallbearers will be Clarence Herrera Jr., Lawrence Herrera Jr., Richard Herrera, Miguel Herrera, Gary C. Johnson and Justin Roybal. Honorary pallbearers will be, Robert Lopez, Luis Lopez, Pete Romero, Charles Romero, Rueben Romero, Ted Herrera, Michael Herrera, Clyde Romeroeau, Gary J. Johnson, Isaiah Duran, Estevan Lujan, Joaquin Lujan, Randy Sanchez and Gilbert Estrada. The family of Gabriel A. Herrera has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of Espanola: 505-747-7477 www.devargasfuneral.com