Paul Herrera

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After a long battle with Parkinson's Disease, Paul Herrera is now resting in the presence of our loving Savior. Paul was 63 years old. He will be dearly missed.
Paul will be remembered for his sense of humor, his generosity and kindness, and his infinite love for his family. Paul retired from the New Mexico Department of Public Safety as a bureau chief.
In addition to his numerous accomplishments throughout his career, Paul was a superb photographer. Like the love he had for his family, Paul had the utmost pride in his photography from the countless weddings he photographed, life event portraits, to sharing his incredible gift of photography in documenting the life of his family.
The youngest of five children, Paul was also a state champion in tennis.
Paul was preceded in death by his father and mother, Max and Nellie Herrera; brother Richard Herrera and niece Judi Gallegos. He is survived by his best friend and sister Emily Pacheco (Richard); brother Roy Herrera (Annamae); sister Lorraine Herrera, sister Diana Herrera; daughter Toni Sandoval (James); son Paul Herrera (Wendy); daughter Jennifer Hoy (David), daughter Jessica Herrera, 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
A recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at St. Anne's Catholic Church, 511 Alicia St., Santa Fe, N.M., Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m.
A funeral mass will take place on Friday, April 13, 10 a.m., at St. Anne's. Burial will follow at Rosario Cemetery, 499 N. Guadalupe St, Santa Fe.
Flowers can be sent to Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe, 3232 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Apr. 13, 2018