PAULINE DURAN LOPEZ Our beloved mother and Nana, Pauline Duran Lopez passed away peacefully at her home on July 5, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Pauline was a lifelong resident of Santa Fe born November 4, 1926 to Bennie and Alice (Mares) Duran. She married Genaro B. Lopez (Jimmy), a beloved New Mexico Bataan Veteran, on May 18, 1946. Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister Rosina Wray. Pauline is survived by her brother, Bennie Duran and wife Helen; her loving children: Lionel Lopez and wife Edwina of Albuquerque, John Lopez and wife Linda of Santa Fe, Felicia Gonzales and husband Jude of Santa Fe; her grandchildren: Justin Lopez, Mario Gonzales and wife Jamie, Mayela Lopez, Dr. Angela Jaber and husband Louie, Zay Lopez; and great-granddaughter, Maddison Gonzales. Pauline was a member of the Santa Fe Ladies Auxillary of VFW, Union Protectiva and the St. Theresa Holy Family Group. She cherished her sewing club members "The Torpedos". A special thank you to her devoted caregiver, Carmen Flores and her family, her sister Noemi and her daughters, Elizabeth and Jackie. "Gracias por todo que hacen por mi mama". Visitation will start at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, July 16th followed by a Rosary at 7 pm at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Santa Fe. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, July 17th at 11 am at St. Anne's Catholic Church followed by burial at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Jude Gonzales, Justin Lopez, Mario Gonzales, Zay Lopez, Louie Jaber and Nathan Duran. Pauline was a beautiful and classy lady inside and out. She was admired and loved by her family, friends and long-time neighbors. We will all miss her so much, but will forever cherish our fond memories of her. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pauline's name to the VFW, Santa Fe Post 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