Lily Tabet

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Tabet, Lily Baca


Lily Baca Tabet, age 104, a resident of Belen, NM, met her maker and reunited with the love of her life on Thursday, July 6, 2017. Lily was born to Vencislado & Erinea Baca in 1913. Her spirit is alive in all five generations of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Lily's beauty will never be forgotten. She was the youngest of two brothers and seven sisters. Lily married Joe Tabet and they had a family of five boys and three girls. She was a charter member of the Catholic Daughters.

Lily was preceded in death by her husband, Joe; son, Wilfred; grandchildren, Cathy Sanchez, Kevin Tabet and Christopher Tabet; great-grandchildren, Kayla Tabet and Joe Kenneth Trujillo; daughter in-laws, Rosie Tabet, Betty Tabet and Edna Tabet. She is survived by daughters, Dolores (Eugene) Schiess, Gloria (Nino) Trujillo, Lorena (Gilbert) Sanchez; sons, Fidel Tabet, Herman Tabet, Richie (Sue) Tabet, and Tommy Tabet; and more than one hundred grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

All services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. A Viewing will be held at 2:00 p.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 3:00 p.m., on Sunday, July 9, 2017. A Final Viewing will begin at 9:30 a.m., with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, July 10, 2017. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens. The family would like to give special thanks to her caregivers, Olivia, Esela and Karen and Ambercare Hospice; also Dr. Roland & Elia Sanchez and Dr. Joe Aragon. Pallbearers will be Jay Tabet, Clinton Tabet, Gerard Sanchez, Gerald Sanchez, Frankie Martinez, Kenneth Trujillo, Jeffrey Tabet, Robert Tabet and Chad Tabet.

Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren and the Catholic Daughters.

Please sign Lily'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 from July 8 to July 9, 2017