Ismael "Ish" Lovato

ISMAEL ISH LOVATO Ismael "Ish" Lovato, 63 passed away suddenly March 28, 2014. He is preceded in death by his mother Corina Lovato and father Ismael Salazar. Ish was born and raised in Santa Fe, NM. He attended Santa Fe High School and New Mexico Highlands University. Ish was employed by Santa Fe County for 18 years upon his retirement in 2012. Ish was a loving husband, father, friend and grandpa, who loved his grandsons more than anything. He was a very sincere, hardworking individual who would always put those in need first. Ish is survived by his beloved wife Bernadette, daughter Nicole, son-in-law Jaison Dixon, grandsons Jalil and J.J., in-laws, Joe and Marie Gutierrez, brother-in-law Joseph(Diana) Gutierrez, sisters, Vitalia (Carlos) Vigil, Anita (Mike) Apodaca, Maria (Karl) Schaffner. As well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, at Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 7, at St. Anne's Catholic Church with the interment to follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Serving as pallbears: Jaison Dixon, Darrell Martinez, Sam Romero and Anthony Gallegos. Honorary pallbearers, his grandsons. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at:

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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 984-8600
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Apr. 6, 2014