Mary V. Gallegos

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Mary V. Gallegos May 13, 1926 – March 1, 2013 Mary V. Gallegos passed away peacefully on March 1, 2013, following a lengthy illness, with her family by her side. She was born in Appleton, CO to Louis and Lola Trujillo. She was the tenth of 14 children. Mary married George Soifakis. They had one son. This marriage ended in divorce. In 1947, she married Sam Gallegos. This union produced six children. Together they raised seven children and a grandson. Mom was a wonderful, loving homemaker. She enjoyed collecting owls, bingo, word puzzles and babysitting. Her treasures in life were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by three sons, George (Linda) Soifakis, Sam (Denise) Gallegos and Eugene Gallegos; two daughters, Carmen Fox and Theresa (Dan) Coca; ten grandchildren, Mark Gallegos, Christina DeVries, Rigo Soifakis, Rochelle Gisner, Sam Coca, Jenni Gallegos, Marie Pentelute, Destini Lease, Valey Gallegos and Sean Cavanagh, and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters. She was preceded in death by her husbandof 54 years, Sam; a son, Valey Gallegos; a daughter, Christina Cavanagh; her parents, and eight brothers. A Rosary will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary and services will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice.
Published in The Daily Sentinel on Mar. 6, 2013