Sally Garcia Martinez, 83, born in Las Vegas, and a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at home with her family at her side.
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Sally is survived by her husband, Carlos; children, C. Lorraine Parsons and Gary Martin, Louis Garcia. and Donna J. Garcia; sister, Helen Martinez; brothers, Gilbert Padilla and wife, Eva, and Joseph Padilla and wife, Jacque; grandchildren, Rebekah Johnson and husband, Casey, and Louis Lovato and wife, Pamela; great- grandchildren, Elijah Johnson, Angel and Carlos Lovato; many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mrs. Garcia Martinez was preceded in death by her former husband, Luis Garcia; and her parents, Alfonso and Lucinda Padilla.
Visitation will be from 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday with a Rosary to be recited at 10:15 a.m. at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 5415 Fortuna NW; Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. Committal Service will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 3 p.m. Pallbearers will be Marty Rivera, Johnny Garcia, Robert Ortega, Joey Gonzales, Warren Maestas and Gil Padilla.
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Arrangements by Gabaldon Mortuary Inc.; 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW; 505- 243-7861.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Apr. 21, 2014