Jose C. Aragon, resident of Tucumcari, formally of La Puebla, NM passed away on August 06, 2013. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Angela Griego. He is survived by his wife, Hanako Aragon, children, Carmelita Aragon-Torres (Michael), Anita Saiz (Manuel), Carla Aragon-Martinez (Carlos), Carlos Aragon Jr. (Karen) and Martha Smith (Michael), 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, sisters, Angie, Cecilia, Ida, Priscilla and Laura, brothers, Serafin and Leroy, along with many other relatives. Jose served in the Army over three years, was a Police Officer in Bernalillo and a truck driver for 24 years. In his spare time he enjoyed playing his guitar, singing, family celebrations, working in his garden, and restoring old cars. He had a strong faith in God. He will be dearly missed.
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Visitation and rosary were held on Thursday, August 08, 2013, at Rivera Family Funeral Home Chapel in Espanola. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, August 09, 2013, at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Espanola. Interment was held on Monday, August 12, 2013, at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Michael, Joseph and Camille Torres, Michael and Matthew Chavez, Elias and Carla Lee Martinez and Arsenio Griego. Honorary pallbearers were Meagan Chavez, Anthony, Manuel and Hanako Saiz. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home, Espanola, NM, 1-800-443-4854.
Published in the Quay County Sun on Aug. 14, 2013
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