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Frances T. Griego

1937 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
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Griego, Frances T.

1937 - 2016

Frances Griego, age 78, a lifelong resident of Peralta, NM, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2016. She was born April 1, 1937, to Victoria and Ofelio Tapia. Frances loved her family very much, cooking, playing games on her tablet, and watching her favorite football team, Denver Broncos. She also loved going to the casino. Frances was a loving, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Victoria and Ofelio Tapia; husband, Julian Griego; sister, Rosie Garcia; brother, Felipe Tapia; and various in-laws.

Frances is survived by her daughters, Roberta Romero and significant other Frank Putnam, Anita Griego; sons, Alan Griego, Kenny Griego and wife, Jeannette, Mark Griego, and Anthony Griego; sisters, Felicita Maez and Lucy Gonzalez; brothers, Johnny Tapia and wife, Carmen, and Richard Tapia; 12 grandchildren, Sonia and Nicole Jojola, Francisca Griego, Gabriel, and Sara Griego, Jessica Perez, Josh Griego, Jennifer Griego, Kenzi Griego, Lexi Griego and Jenae Brijalba; and nine great- grandchildren, Reyna and Joseph Bangel, Santiago Jojola, and Samantha Gutierrez, Mika Griego, Ava and Addyson Griego, and Cali Brijalba. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friend who loved and respected her to the fullest.

All services will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Peralta, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, beginning with a public viewing at 9:30 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 10:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Valencia Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gabriel Griego, Joshua Griego, Pablito Griego, Raymond Sanchez, James Garcia, and Lesmen Griego. Honorary pallbearers are Gene Garcia, Frank Putnam, Albert Tapia, and Manuel Maez.

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Romero Funeral Home

609 N. Main St. Belen, NM
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Jan. 19, 2016
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