MANUEL C.J. TAPIA Manuel C.J. Tapia went peacefully to our Lord, Monday April 14, 2014 at the age of 54. He was preceded in death by his mother Lorencita Tapia, grandparents Alfredo and Isabel Tapia, Pedro and Magdelena Velarde. He is survived by his father Nick Tapia; brothers Tommy (Debbie), Lee (Anna), Henry (Johanna), Lorenzo (Celeste); sisters Clara (Glenn), Peggy (Rai); and girlfriend Sandra. He also had six nephews, ten nieces, ten grandnephews and five grandnieces. Many uncles, aunts, and cousins. He loved fishing, hunting, the great outdoors, riding horses, spending time at the Tapia ranch with his dad; brothers; and his dog Peewee. Manuel will be forever missed by his family and friends. A rosary will be recited at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23 at St. Anne's Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated directly after, at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place at the Tapia Family Cemetery. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-860
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Apr. 20, 2014