Our beloved Paul A. Jaramillo Jr., a resident of Albuquerque and formerly of White Rock, slipped into eternity into the arms of our Heavenly Father unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Paul was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and uncle who loved and cherished his family with all of his heart. Paul Jr. impacted countless lives and is dearly loved by many.
Paul loved spending time with family and enjoyed teasing them. He enjoyed fishing and going to the gym early in the morning before returning to see his kids off to school. He enlisted in the US Army in 2018 and was looking forward to his upcoming deployment to the Middle East.
Our beloved Paul Jr., well known by close family members as Pablito, is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Beltran and Thelma Jaramillo, maternal grandparents Erminio and Alejandrina Martinez, special uncles Henry Esquibel and Anthony (Tony) Martinez, aunts Mary Agnes Valdez and Carmen Martinez, cousins Samuel and Mark Jaramillo, Jeremy Trujillo, and Danny Valdez.
Paul Jr. is survived by his loving wife Nichole Jaramillo, daughters Brylee and Leah, and son Eric of Albuquerque, his loving parents Paul Anthony and Patricia Jaramillo from White Rock, brother Patrick Jaramillo from White Rock, nieces Clarissa and Gabriella from White Rock, Jazmine (Logan) from Phoenix, Leticia from Albuquerque, and nephews Xander from Española and Jeff from Denver.
Paul Jr. is loved and also survived by extended family: mother-in-law Kandy Padilla from Albuquerque, father in-law Joe Duran from Pojoaque, brother-in-law Matthew Duran from Española, a very close cousin Esmeralda Trevizo from Albuquerque, his special aunt who Paul would say was his other mother Angela Esquibel and her children Valentin (Christina) Esquibel, Alex (Jennifer) Esquibel, and Angie Esquibel all from Las Vegas, NV, his auntie momma Denise Martinez and her son whom Paul Jr. considered like a brother Antonio (Breanna) Trujillo and their children AJ, Bethany, and his Goddaughter Destiny all from Guachupangue. Pablito is survived by many other aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends whom Paul Jr. loved dearly.
Honoring Paul Jr. as Pallbearers are his son Eric Jaramillo, his brother Patrick Jaramillo, his cousin Valentin Esquibel, and his close special friends Tony Jacquez, Jesse Rios, Jimmy Vigil, and Antonio Trujillo.
Honorary Pallbearers are Chris Martinez, Paul Montoya, Anthony Salazar, Alex Morales, Austin Rowland, Ronnie Flores, and his father whom Paul Jr. called ‘Daddio’ Paul Anthony Jaramillo Sr.
The funeral service for Paul Jr. will take place on Friday, March 18, at 10 a.m. at Valley Bible Baptist Church in Arroyo Seco; Interment will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Guaje Pines in Los Alamos. Family and friends are welcome to a fellowship meal at 2:30 p.m. at Valley Bible Baptist to share your memories of our beloved Pablito.
The family of Paul A. Jaramillo Jr. is entrusting the care of their loved one to De Vargas Funeral Home of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 www.devargasfuneral.com