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Vicente Tapia


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Vicente Tapia Obituary
Vicente Tapia
Vicente Tapia age 86, Tucumcari, NM resident, passed away on Friday evening May 9, 2014, following an extended illness.
Vicente was born April 11, 1928, at Pastura, NM. He had been a rancher and a long time resident of Tucumcari. He was a member of the St. Anne's Catholic Church and of the Knights of Columbus. He served in the US Army.
Surviving Vicente is his wife Cornelia of the home. His children Darla Alarcon and Bobby, Cecilia Cordova and Tommy, Mary Rose Jimenez and Max all of Tucumcari NM, Leonard Tapia and Linda of Conchas Dam, NM and Dennis Tapia of Albuquerque, NM. 15 Grand, 32 Great Grand and 4 Great Great Grandchildren. Siblings Onesimo Tapia of Albuquerque, NM, Trinnie Sisneros and Orlin of Clovis, NM, and sister in law Clara Tapia Also of Clovis, NM.
He is preceded in death by his parents, by brothers Juan, Nato, Jose, Arturo and Louis and by his sister Caroline, by son Louis Tapia by daughter in law Susan Tapia and by two great grandchildren.
Rosary will be recited on Tuesday evening May 13, 2014, in St.Anne Catholic Church beginning at 7:00 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be offered on Wednesday morning May 14 2014, beginning at 10:00 a.m. with Rev Father Hyginus Anuta as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Pall bearers will be Matthew Tapia, Kathy Griego, Vicente Tapia, Antonio Cordova, Francisco Hernandez, Alijah Jimenez, Max Jimenez Jr., Louis Tapia and Jonathon Brown. Honorary Bearers will be Steve Tapia, Johnny Sanchez, Edward Perea, Pedro Gonzales, Dr. James E. Saltz, Ernesto Barron, Alvin Ray Booth and all friends and neighbors.
Arrangements entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, NM.
Published in the Quay County Sun on May 14, 2014
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