Cover photo for Patricia Charlene Bybee Valdez's Obituary

Patricia Charlene Bybee Valdez

d. November 16, 2023

Patricia Charlene (Bybee) Valdez, 59, passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, November 16, 2023. 

Patricia is preceded in death by her parents Manuel and Ruth Salinas, her in-laws Bernardino and Castelita Valdez, brothers-in-law Benny and Mario Valdez and her niece Jessica Valdez.

Patricia is survived by the love of her life Gilbert (Berto) Valdez; her children Tammy Salinas, Robert Thomson, Gilbert Valdez Jr., Andrew Valdez, grandchildren John Salinas (wife Christian) and Contess Reyos; great grandchildren James Salinas and Johnny Vigil; sibling’s Manuel Salinas Jr. (wife Rosemary), Relda Fallis (husband William), Roberta Nylund (husband Mark); brothers and sisters-in-law Jose Valdez (fiancé Leslie), Esquipula James (wife Viola), Lisa Chavez and Virginia Romero; nephews and nieces Dominique Salinas, Noah Salinas, Keisha Salinas, Shianne Sinclair, Sierra Fallis, James Valdez (Melanie), Maria Valdez (Ryan), Benny Valdez and Santiago Valdez.

A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 6:00 pm in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel at DeVargas Funeral Home in Espanola, NM.  A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at 10:00 am in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel at DeVargas Funeral Home in Espanola, NM.  Burial will take place at a later date.

Serving as Pallbearers are Santos Valdez, John Marcel Salinas, Bridget Fernandez, Santiago Valdez, Noah Salinas and Sierra Fallis.

The family of Patricia Charlene Bybee has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the beautiful Espanola Valley.   505-747-7477

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