Benjamin Garza Moreno

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    - Aaron Puente
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Moreno, Benjamin Garza

Benjamin Garza Moreno, age 71, born in, Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico and a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017, with his family by his side.

Mr. Moreno is survived by his wife of 49 years, Doris Moreno; step-father, Santiago Puente; children, Claudia Moreno Dimas and husband, John, Jessica Duran Moreno, Ariel B. Moreno and wife, Nora, and Loida J. Moreno; sisters, Elisama Puente and Eva Hernandez; brothers, Aaron Puente, Abisai Puente, and David Puente; grandchildren, Ann, Joshua, Asher, and Ernest.

Mr. Moreno was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Moreno; mother, Eva G. Puente; infant son, Felipe Moreno; grandmother, Trinidad Urbina; and aunts, Alicia G. Puente and Odessa Ventura.

Benjamin served honorably in the Army as a medic and achieved his Bachelors of Science degree with Honors from Sam Houston State University in 1978. He retired from Albuquerque Public Schools as an educator. He was a devout Christian and an active member of the Church of God Seventh Day in Santa Fe.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW; with a prayer service at 7:00 pm. A committal service will be held Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 9:45 at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ariel Moreno, Aaron Puente, David Puente, Joshua Dimas, Steve Monet, and Asher Moreno. Honorary pallbearer will be, Ann Dimas.

Please visit to sign the guest book. Arrangements by:

Gabaldon Mortuary Inc.

1000 Old Coors Dr. SW

(505) 243-7861

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Gabaldon Mortuary
1000 Old Coors Drive SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 243-7861
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 1, 2017