Lorenzo Chavez

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Lorenzo (Larry) M. Chavez

Our beloved Father, Grandfather, Nino, brother and friend Lorenzo (Larry) M. Chavez, 73, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017. Lorenzo attended Albuquerque High School; then joined the United States Army in 1963 where he served his country until 1966 in the 33rd Armored Division. He retired from the City of Albuquerque Transit Department in 1998. He was a member of the American Legion, Post #118 in Rio Rancho. Lorenzo was active in VNEA billiards league and was a terrific pool player. He enjoyed a good game of one-pocket at the Rio Rancho and Albuquerque Senior Centers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenzo and Cesaria Chavez; his first wife, Lorraine Chavez; and brother, John Chavez.

He is survived by his son, Martin J. Chavez; grand-daughter Kayla L. Garcia-Chavez; God-daughter, Jalene Garcia; sisters, Theresa Garcia, Dolores Calhoun; brother, Pablo Chavez (Susi); sister-in-law, Emily Caraveo (Enrique); and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

The VA Medical Center provided him with great care and we thank them.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Alameda Mortuary, 9420 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, NM, where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at St. Therese Little Flower Church, 3424 Fourth NW. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:45 p.m.

Those who wish to sign Lorenzo's online guest book may visit our website.

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Daniels Family Funeral Services, Alameda Mortuary
9420 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 898-3160
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 10, 2017
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