Steve Armenta

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Bro. Steve Armenta died peacefully on July 13th, 2013. He was born January 4, 1940 to Rubel Armenta and the former Ruth Pacheco.
He is survived by his brother, Ray and his wife Loretta Armenta, of Albuquerque, and sister, Lydia and her husband Jim Rivera, of Santa Fe. Bro. Steve had three nieces: Cindy Rivera, Monica Armenta, whose husband is Ed Vigil, and Denise Armenta. His grand nieces and nephews are Andrea and Adryana Maestes, and Alejandro and Diego Vigil.
Bro. Steve joined the Christian Brothers in 1958. He taught elementary and high school in Louisiana, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, and Costa Rica. Retired from teaching, he served the needy at St. Vincent de Paul's and Catholic Charities. Always active, his deep spirituality and effervescent energy impressed everyone.
His funeral Mass will be August 10, at 10am, at Cristo Rey, followed by interment at Rosario, and a reception at the Cristo Rey gym. In lieu of flowers, consider donating to a scholarship fund in his name.