Ruperta Lopez

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  • "I was so sorry to hear of her death this weekend.She was..."
    - Rudy Valdez
  • " In Appreciation The family of Ruperta V. Lopez..."
    - Danny Lopez
  • "My tia Ruperta was such a delightful, kind, and loving..."
    - Frances Gastelum (Lopez)
  • "manuel and elda f. ortiz"
  • "I can still hear her voice calling Danny, when I was there..."
    - Natalie Trujillo, Gonzalez
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RUPERTA LOPEZ 86, a resident of Pojoaque, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 7, 2014. Ruperta was preceded in death by her husband, Teofilo L Lopez; parents, Jose Inez Valdez and Esquipula Valdez; sister Celia Herrera (Flaviano); brother-in-law, Emeterio Vigil; mother and father in law, Emiliano Lopez and Elaiza; brother-in-laws, Frank and Rosina Lopez, Praxedes and Octilia Lopez, Patricio and Mabel Lopez. Ruperta loved to dance in her younger years, she loved to skate, go to the casino, and loved spending time with her siblings who meant everything to her. Ruperta is survived by her children, Daniel and Kathleen Lopez, Lillian and Richard Martinez, Orlando and Christella Lopez, Catherine S. Lopez, and Elaiza Valencia; sisters, Elma and Merejildo Ortega, Amelia Vigil, Marina and Rogue Martinez, brother, Benardino and Castellita Valdez; sister-in-law, Rafelita Martinez-Cline; grandchildren, Carolyn, Victoria DeVargas, Lori Ann Lopez, Bobbie, Orlando Paul, Deanna Lopez, and Quinton Valencia, and numerous great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and friends. Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nambe, with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nambe, with a burial to follow at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Nambe. Serving the family as pallbearers will be Orlando Paul Lopez, Quinton Valencia, Mateo DeVargas, Charlie Herrera, Bobby Vigil, and Rudy Fernandez. The family of Ruperta Lopez has entrusted their loved to the DeVargas Funeral Home of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 -
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Mar. 11, 2014