RONALD LAWRENCE QUINTANA

RONALD LAWRENCE QUINTANA Ronald Lawrence "Hippie" Quintana, 56, a lifelong resident of El Rancho passed away suddenly due to a lengthy illness on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. He was preceded in death by his mother, Flora Quintana; brother, Danny Quintana; maternal grandparents, Henry and Josefina Gallegos, Atanacio and Bernadita Gallegos; step-grandmother, Carlota Gallegos; paternal grandparents, Daniel and Candida Quintana; close uncle, Joe Amadeo Gallegos; step-son, Dominic John Tso-Olivas; Godfather, Eraquio (Laco) Roybal, may their precious souls rest in peace. Lawrence was self-employed and worked as a mechanic and did paint and body work. He always enjoyed a good game of chess. His hobbies were fishing and hunting with his grandfather Henry, dad and brothers. He is survived by his father, Dan E. Quintana and companion Mary Quintana; sisters: Lorraine (Mike) Tellez, Elaine (Marvin) Baca, Suzie (Ken) Martinez, JoJo (Adolf) Archuleta, Renee (Gabriel) Romero; brother, Joseph Anthony Quintana and companion Brenda Vigil; numerous, nieces, nephews and other loving relatives & friends. Cremation has taken place. Public visitation will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 6 p.m. at Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pojoaque with a rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pojoaque with burial to follow at El Rancho Cemetery. Serving the family as honorary pallbearers will be: Stephen Baca, Alfred Lujan, Tommy Herrera, Anthony Serna, Arturo Sanchez and Mike Padilla. The family of Ronald Lawrence "Hippie" Quintana has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 or www.devargasfuneral.com.