Tracy Lynn Loretto, a resident of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at the age of 39. She was preceded in death by her great grandparents Paulita and Margarito Sandoval, grandmother Ada Maribel, grandfather Johnny Loretto, uncle Jeff Loretto, aunt and uncle Eloisa and Jimmy Romero.
Tracy was born in Santa Fe, NM on March 2, 1981 to Cindy and Leigh Loretto. She was raised in Pojoaque, NM where she attended school and was a member of Nambe Pueblo. Tracy enrolled in the United States Navy in November 2000. After serving five years as Sonar Tech in the Navy, she joined the Tucson Naval Reserves and continued her career with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
She is survived by her daughter Isabella Colon, who was her pride and joy, parents Cindy Loretto (Frank), Leigh Loretto (June), siblings, Michael Loretto, Adam Loretto, Carmen (Joe), Bryan (Maya), grandmothers Lucy Herrera, Angie Loretto; uncles Jerry Sandoval, Kevin Loretto, Yvonne Loretto; aunts Sandra Herrera, Carol Loretto, Joanne Loretto, Betty Gonzales. She is also survived by her former husband Jose Colon and son Sebastian. Tracy had several nieces and nephews whom she loved and cherished. Close cousins Belinda Leivano and Nicole Vigil who were more like sisters. Special friends Steven Peshlakai, Brandon Narcia and Debra Denis.
She enjoyed being outdoors, fishing and spending time with family and friends. She also had a passion for protecting animals. She dedicated her time to helping people she loved and cared about.
Tracy will always be remembered for the immense love for her family, the friendships she shared with so many, and her beautiful smile.
Mass will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pojoaque, with a burial to follow at 12:45 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery.