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Ernestine T. Farrar


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Ernestine T. Farrar Obituary
Farrar, Ernestine T.



Ernestine, age 98, passed away peacefully in her home at The Montebello on February 22, 2016. She was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 11, 1917. She was the daughter of Rafaelita Portillo Trujillo and Lorenzo Trujillo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ivy Frank Farrar; siblings Eliza Trujillo, Tobias Trujillo, Micki Jewett, and Cecilia Adams; sisters-in-law Rosella Trujillo, Bobby Farrar Turner, Dorothy Sarah Harrison; brothers-in-law Robert Jewett and Ross Lujan.

She is survived by sisters Elvira Lujan, Ruth Romero (J.F. Pancho), brother Lorenzo Trujillo (Gloria); brother-in-law George Adams, niece Gloria Stegal; great-nephew Chris Dodd, and many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Ernestine graduated from Hotel Dieu School of Nursing in El Paso, Texas in 1945 and worked until 1953 at the Los Alamos Hospital before transferring to the Los Alamos National Laboratory, where she served as an occupational health nurse for twenty-six years before retiring in 1979.

She married Ivy Frank Farrar in 1949 and they lived in Los Alamos and Albuquerque until Franks death in 1995. During their long marriage, they spent many happy summers at their cabin in Pagosa Springs, Colorado vacationing with friends and relatives.

Ernestine also enjoyed reunions and visits with her Hotel Dieu classmates with whom she maintained close and warm relationships. She was an accomplished seamstress and excelled at crochet and other arts and crafts. During her long and fruitful life, Ernestine was a devout Catholic and participated in many functions and activities at the church that she attended regularly. She loved her family and many friends, but loved God above all things. During the last eleven years she lived at The Montebello, where she leaves behind many more wonderful friends and staff members. Ernestine will always be remembered as a kind, caring, and generous person who will live forever in our hearts.

A rosary service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at 10:00 am with a mass of Christian Burial at Sangre de Cristo Catholic Church, located at 8901 Candelaria NE, Albuquerque, NM. Inurnment will be held Monday, February 29, 2016 at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 9:45 am.

Funeral arrangements are being conducted by Daniels Family Funeral Services, 3113 Carlisle Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM.

To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com

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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Feb. 25 to Feb. 26, 2016
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