Marcella Tafoya
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Marcella "Marci" Tafoya



Marcella "Marci" E. Tafoya passed away on Tuesday June 23.2020. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother. She was born on June 17, 1937 and was a lifelong resident of Albuquerque New Mexico. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Tafoya, two sons, Frank and Steven Tafoya. Marci is survived by six sons, numerous grandkids and great grandkids. Marci is also survived by her three siblings, numerous nephews and nieces. Dick, Marci and the Talkabouts were a southwest favorite family band. Dick and Marci toured the southwest with their sons singing, playing shows and entertaining thousands. Their music will be missed. And now mom and dad, your journey is complete. Internment has taken place.


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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Jun. 29, 2020.
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July 9, 2020
Our heartfelt condolences to the Tafoya and Padilla family. We loved her laughter, her stories, her singing, and we were always welcomed and treated as family by her. Love to the family.
Amy & Gary Guillen
July 6, 2020
The Jaramillo family sends their deepest sympathy. We loved your parents very much. My mom has been sharing. Memories with us. We were just dancing to her record La Bamba,jealous Heart. MARCI AND THE TALKABOUTS. I HOPE YOU ARE DANCING WITH THE ANGELS. LOVE ELOISA JARAMILLO AND Kids familie
Kathy Jaramillo Salas
Friend
June 30, 2020
My deepest condolences to the family. Marcella was my childhood friend and neighbor. Both families were big and everyone got along great. God bless you Marcella and God bless the family. Augustina Carrillo Rodriguez
Augustina Carrillo Rodriguez
Friend
June 29, 2020
I love and miss you Mom. Hug everyone in heaven for me.
Larry Tafoya
Lawrence Tafoya
Son
June 29, 2020
Auntie you will be greatly missed! We love you and are so thankful to have had such a loving and special aunt who always included us in everything! We now have another guardian angel watching over us!
Virginia Padilla / Lisa Nix-Wade
Family
June 29, 2020
My Auntie Marcella was the sunshine of my life! I will miss her with all my heart but will cherish the love and memories I had from/with her. Sing with the angels, Auntie! xoxo
YOLANDA MARTINEZ
Family
June 29, 2020
Auntie Marcie you are truly missed. RIP Auntie.
Martin Henry
Family
June 29, 2020
My deepest condolences to the family. A childhood neighbor whom we loved very much. God bless you all Theresa Carrillo Hallowell.
Theresa Hallowell
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