Cover photo for Prudencio Chacon's Obituary

Prudencio Chacon

d. May 19, 2024

El Rito

Prudencio Chacon Jr., age 84, a resident of El Rito, NM, passed away on May 19, 2024.

Prudy was preceded in death by his sons, Stephen and Roy Chacon; parents, Jose P. and Anna Maria Chacon; father-in-law, Casimiro Perezchica; mother-in-law, Juanita Reyes; sisters, Agapita “Connie” Lucero, Joanne Chacon, Prescilla Gaviria and Beatrice Gonzales; half-sister, Dumitilia Peterson; brothers, Tony Chacon, Tomas Chacon and Dale “Ben” Chacon; half-brothers, Jacobo and Alfonso Gallegos, brother-in-law, Guadalupe Perezschica.

Prudy is survived by his beautiful wife of 45 years, Carmen Chacon; granddaughters, Mercedes McCluskey (Michael); and Zhane Stephanie Chacon; grandsons Jordan and Stephen Chacon, Jr.; great granddaughters, Opal Aspen and Ember Rose McCluskey; sisters, Ermelinda (Allen) Crim of Abiquiu, NM; Tila Chacon (David Suazo) of El Rito, NM; and a niece raised like a sister, Lorraine Prescilla Chacon of Phoenix, AZ; sister-in-laws, Socorro Perezchica and Rosa Maria Abilez; brothers, Eusebio Chacon (Susanna Garcia) of El Rito, NM; Joe “Ted” Chacon of Marysville, CA; Fedelino Chacon (Tonita) of Alcalde, NM; and Chris Chacon of Taos, NM; brother-in-law Andrew Gonzales; and many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

A public visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at 5:30 pm in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home in Espanola and a Rosary to follow at 6:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 10:00 am at San Juan de Nepomuceno Catholic Church in El Rito with Burial to follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 2:30 pm. 

Pallbearers; Vicente Herrera, Bobby Chacon, Christopher Chacon, James Suazo, Tony Stevens and Jesse Herrera.

Honorary Pallbearers: Nerio Gurule, Phillip Chacon, Michael and Mercedes McCluskey, Opal Aspen and Ember Rose McCluskey, Jordan and Zhane Stephanie Chacon, Stephen Chacon, Jr.  and all his nephews and nieces.

The family of Prudencio Chacon has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley.   505-747-7477


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