Emma Montoya (1929 - 2018)

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Emma Montoya


Emma Montoya, age 89, a resident of Belen, NM, was called home to her eternal resting place on Sunday, January 21, 2018. She was born in San Lorenzo, NM, where she lived with most of her relatives. Emma was the mother of three. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Daniel Montoya, who passed away 17 years ago. Emma is survived by her children, Eileen, Randy and wife, Annette, and Anthony; granddaughter, Jessica; and great-grandson, Daniel Jose. She is also survived by lifelong friend, Marcella Trujillo. Emma was a caring, loving, kind and strong woman; she went through many serious health difficulties, always caring about her family before herself. Emma will be missed by every life she has touched forever.

All services will be held at the San Lorenzo Catholic Church on Monday, January 29, 2018. A visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 10:30 a.m., and a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at 1:00 p.m. at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Please sign Emma's online tribute at


Romero Funeral Home

609 N. Main St.

Belen, NM

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Belen, NM 87002
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Jan. 25, 2018