Mary Lou Lujan, 74, a resident of Jaconita, NM, was welcomed into Heaven on July 10, 2022. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by many family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Reynaldo and Nora Roybal; brothers, Horacio, Eddie, David, Dan, Philly Joe, Gerard, and Peter Roybal; sister, Diane Ortiz; father and mother-in-law, Luis and Clotilde Lujan; brothers-in-law, Martin Trujillo, Sam Gonzales, Ruben Manzanares, Derrick Esquibel, Carlos Lujan (Susie), Billy Trujillo, and Ben Lujan; sisters-in-law, Eliria Roybal and Minnie Lujan.
Mary Lou was a loving wife, mom, and grandma, who loved her family endlessly. Her priority in life was God and family. She belonged to many ministries in the Catholic Church including Life In the Spirit, ACTS, and she served as a eucharistic minister. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 53 years, Rosendo. Sons, Ross (Laurie) and Richard (Jessica); grandchildren, Nicholas, Luis, Ross Michael, Estevan, Joaquin, and “her little angel,” Lilliana. Brothers, Michael Roybal (Jean), Leo Roybal (Monica); sisters, Loyola Trujillo, Norma Vigil (Ernie), Jean Gonzales, Melva Manzanares, Sandra Roybal; brothers-in-law, Edwin Ortiz, Ray Roybal and Albert Lujan; sisters-in-law, Cecilia Roybal, Mary Ann Trujillo, Carmen Lujan, and Lucy Garcia (Robert), and many nieces, nephews and godchildren.
Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. with a rosary to be prayed at 7:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home. A second public visitation will be held Thursday July 14, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. and rosary will follow at 7:00 p.m. at Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Valle de Pojoaque. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, July 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Valle de Pojoaque followed by burial at the Our Lady of Guadalupe cemetery in Pojoaque. Due to Covid-19, the family has requested that masks be required for all services.
Serving their grandma as pallbearers will be Nicholas, Luis, Ross Michael, Estevan, Joaquin, and Lilliana Lujan. Honorary pallbearers will be all her godchildren whom she loved very much.
The family of Mary Lou Lujan has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Espanola Valley 505-747-7477 www.devargasfuneral.com