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Fermin Lopez

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Fermin Lopez Obituary
Lopez, Fermin


Fermin M. Lopez, age 83, peacefully passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2016. He was a member of San Clemente Catholic Church. Fermin and his wife, Sally were myordomos at the San Antonio Catholic Church in Los Lentes for many years. He proudly served in the United States Army, and was highly decorated during the Korean War.

Fermin is preceded in death by his father, Fermin Lopez; mother, Maria Martinez Gonzalez; daughter, Mary Grace Duran; grandmother, Josefita Lopez; and grandfather, Bonifacio Lopez.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Celestina Sally Lopez; daughter, Dina Mendoza; sisters, Teresita Sanchez and Rachel Lawson; grandchildren, Stephanie Duran, Erica Duran, Sarah Garcia (Carlos), Peter Dean Mendoza (Shantell), and Chantelle Mendoza (Moises); great-grandchildren, Darryl Garcia, Zavier Garley, Chance Duran, Cyrus and Christopher Garcia, Dominick Saiz, and Santana and Serenity Mendoza. Fermin is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at San Clemente Catholic Church, in Los Lunas on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. A Viewing will begin at 8:30 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 9:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Santa Fe National Cemetery on July 13, 2016, at 9:45 a.m. Pallbearers are Carlos Garcia, Moises Saiz, Darryl Garcia, Zavier Garley, Chance Duran, Cyrus Garcia, Christopher "Bear" Garcia, and Dominick Saiz. Honorary pallbearer will be Peter Dean Mendoza.

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Romero Funeral Home

609 N. Main St. Belen, NM
Published in Albuquerque Journal on July 10, 2016
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