MASTER SERGEANT ARNOLDO G. GARCIA (AKA: JERRY) U.S. Marine Corps, Retired passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the age of 65. Arnoldo was married to Cristina Garcia for 43 years. Arnoldo and Cristina met in Tarzana, CA in 1966 and married later in 1970 in Santa Monica, CA. Arnoldo was a career Marine with 20 years of honorable service, who earned two Purple Hearts during the Vietnam War retired as Master Sergeant and later proudly joined the Department of Treasury U.S. Customs and retired after 21 years. Accomplishing 41 years of services to our country. He was survived by his wife, Cristina; sons, Ricardo and David; daughter, Carina; Daughter-in-law Letty; grandchildren Crystal and Aiden, brother, sisters, sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews and extended family. He was loved by many and will be missed. We love you dad. God Bless You. Public Viewing will be begin on Wednesday, September, 4, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sangre De Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory , with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Family and Friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Mass of Celebration of Arnoldo's Life will be held on Thursday, Sep. 5, 2013 at San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church in Medanales at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery Santa Fe, NM at 2:15p.m. The family of Arnoldo Garcia has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espaï¿½ola Valley. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com
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623 N. Railroad Ave.
Espanola, NM 87532
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900