PAULA GAGE Paula Gage of Santa Fe was called to her final home and resting place by our heavenly father on October 1, 2013. Paula was born on November 2, 1957. She attended Young Junior High and Santa Fe High School. She worked as a healthcare provider and CNA for most of her life. Paula worked at various places including Osco Drugs, Res-Care and St. Vincent Hospital. Her lifelong passion was to help and give to all she crossed paths with, even if she didn't have it. She was an extremely hard working, compassionate and very stubborn person. Her beauty, intelligence, sense of humor, and unconditional love will forever stay with her family, her friends, and all of those she cared for. Paula is preceded in death by her mother Socorro Barela (Victoria Scott), father Wayne Gage, sister Cindy Gage and Leonard Ortiz the father of her three eldest children. She is survived by her son Joshua Ortiz and wife Lucy, her daughter Pamela Ortiz and boyfriend Mike Arellano, her son Nathaniel Ortiz, and her daughter Alexandria Gage. She is also survived by her brother Martin Barela and wife Bernice, sister Dolores Quintana, Mom and Dad Jose and Frances Ortiz, sister in law Felisha Ortiz and husband Chris Rea, brother in law Andrew Ortiz, Paula's boyfriend Jim Karmazin, 7 nephews, 3 nieces, the entire Barela family and numerous relatives and friends. We know that you will always be with us when we see your eyes in the sky and your face in the clouds. We love you and know that we will see you again. Mass will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church 511 Alicia Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501 on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. 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