John Barajas

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John Phillip Matthew Barajas



John Phillip Matthew Barajas, 38, resident of Albuquerque, NM, passed away peacefully on Friday Nov. 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his Grandparents: Ysidro & Dolores Barajas, Fred and Vivian Ortega, Uncle Fabian Ortega, Uncle James Perea and Godfather Ysidro Barajas Jr.

John is survived by his father and mother, Pete and Gloria Barajas; brother Richard Whiting, wife Margaret Whiting and brother David Barajas, wife Christina Barajas; nephews and nieces: Ashley Garcia, Aaron Garcia, Zandria Myers, Isaac Barajas, Damian Barajas, Tyler and Jayden Barajas, Michael Naranjo, Victoria Pena; Godmother Jackie Barajas and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Special thanks to Aunt Maria Archuleta for all the preparation.

John Barajas was special in so many ways. Born on January 31, 1979. He graduated from West Mesa High School in 1998. He attended the Special Olympics. He worked in assembly and enjoyed going to work every day. He enjoyed country music and playing games on his computer. He will be dearly missed by so many but will forever hold a huge place in our hearts.

Services: Public Viewing is on Wednesday November 15, at 6:00 at Riverside Funeral Home on 225 San Mateo Blvd. Rosary to follow at 7:00. Mass is on Thursday November 16, at 11:00 at Holy Family on 562 Artrisco Dr SW. Public Viewing 10:30 before mass.

Pallbearers: Eric Barajas, Joseph Barajas, Julian Ortega, Fabian Ortega, Miguel Ortega and Ashley Garcia. Honorary Pallbearer: Isaac Barajas. Reception will follow mass at South Valley Multipurpose Center 2008 Larrazolo SW, Albuquerque. The Barajas Family has entrusted the care of their Loved one to Riverside Funeral Home.

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Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque - Albuquerque
225 San Mateo NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
505-764-9663
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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Nov. 15 to Nov. 16, 2017
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