FILADELFIO ESQUIBEL FIL FEBRUARY 22, 1918 ~ JULY 24, 2013 Filadelfio Esquibel "Fil", peacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, he was 95 years old. He was born in Rowe, New Mexico on February 22, 1918 to Florencio and Martinita Esquibel who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife Josephine D. Esquibel and numerous brothers and sisters. He is survived by three sons and two daughters; Philip and wife Rita, Carlos and wife Stella, Arthur and wife Frances, Mary Anne and husband Eugene Urioste, Sylvia and husband Johnny Zamora. He is survived by his beloved sisters and brother; Ricky Montano, Josie Stoval, Matilda Rios, Charlotte and husband Richard Roybal and Alfonso and wife Della. He is also survived by sisters in-law; Frances Esquibel and Emma Esquibel. He had one special grandson, Thomas Esquibel who was his devoted caregiver. He had fourteen grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews. Fil was a Veteran of World War II, with an Honorable Discharge from the US Army, his rank was Sergeant. Fil had a degree in accounting and worked for the State Highway Department for 27 years until he retired. A visitation will be held on Monday, July 29, 2013 from 5 - 6 pm at Cristo Rey Catholic Church. A rosary will be recited at the church at 6 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 10:30 am at Cristo Rey Catholic Church with burial to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: Thomas Esquibel, Paul Urioste, Fernando Urioste, Isaac Zamora, Martin Zamora, Marcos Esquibel and A.J. Esquibel. Our sincere thanks to Hospice and staff at Christus St. Vincent's Hospital for the wonderful care of our father. He will be greatly missed! Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900