Elia Segura

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Segura, Elia M.


Elia M. Segura went home to be with the lord last Friday while she was surrounded by many loved ones, friends and family. Born in Aguadulce Panama, Elia became a naturalized U.S Citizen in 1958 after marrying Jose O.E Segura of Pecos, NM. and became a resident of Albuquerque in 1968. After the death of her husband in 1985, Elia retired from over 20 years of civil service duty for the U.S.A.F and she spent her later years traveling and enjoying time with family and friends alongside her life partner, Alfred Coleman. Since Alfred's passing in 2010, Elia's four children have been caring for her.

Elia was preceded in death by her parents Aurelio and Laura Mendez, 3 of her brothers;

Olmedo, Gustavo and Edgardo, her sister Laura, her husband Jose Segura and her life partner Alfred Coleman.

Elia is survived by one brother, Javier Mendez, her four children; Rodolfo Pinzon & wife Piedad, Osvaldo Pinzon and wife Zeida, Maria Segura-Dunnell, Jose O.E Segura as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Rosary will be Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 9:30am followed by mass at 10am at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church , 4020 Lomas NE, 87110. Celebration of life reception will be at daughter Maria's home.

Religious Service Information
Our Lady of the Fatima Church
4020 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 9, 2017