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Griego, Cresencio

Cresencio Griego, age 83, passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 3, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his wife Alice, daughter Christine, and parents Santiago and Beatriz Griego.

He is survived by his daughters Edwina Abreu (Alfred) and Rose Sandoval (Joseph); eight grandchildren and one great grandchild; brothers and sisters Jimmy Griego, Pete Griego, Bennie Zamora, Luga Gonzales, and Esther Baca; and numerous family and friends.

Cresencio was a veteran of the Korean War and worked as a Barber at the Veterans Hospital for many years until he retired. He was truly devoted to his family and faith and enjoyed volunteering at the Veterans Hospital and the Good Shepherd Shelter. He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure to know him.

A Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 5311 Phoenix Ave. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 9, 2016
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