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Maria J. Griego


1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Maria J. Griego Obituary
Griego, Maria J. "Hoby"



Maria J. Griego "Hoby", our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother was born in Cuba, NM on May 29, 1933 and was called to her eternal home with Christ on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

She was a compassionate and loving woman who valued family and God and was loved by all who knew her. She loved to sing in the church choir was always there to give a helping hand.

Maria was preceded in death by her husband Joseph E. Griego, her brothers Oracio Mora and Frank Mora.

She is survived by her brothers Andrew Mora and wife Margaret, Henry Mora and wife Gloria; sisters, Ruby Valencia and Veva Baldonado; her son, Joe D Griego; her daughter, Pam M Martinez; grandchildren, Carlos D. Griego and wife Christina, Mario L. Griego and Angelo C. Martinez and wife Arlene; great-grandchildren, Carlos E. Griego, Alicia C. Griego, Augustine Martinez and Isiah Martinez; as well as many other family members and friends who loved and will miss her.

The family would also like to specially thank Rudy Acosta for being a loving friend for many years.

Services will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 301 S Camino Del Pueblo Bernalillo, NM 87004. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday June 7, 2016 at 7:00pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 11:00am. Burial will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501 at 3:00pm. A Reception will follow the burial at our Lady of Sorrows Parish Hall, 301 S Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004 at 5:00pm.

"O Blessed Joseph, you gave your last breath in the loving embrace of Jesus and Mary. When the seal of death shall close my life, come with Jesus and Mary to aid me. Obtain for me this solace for that hour- to die with their holy arms around me. Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I commend my soul, living and dying, into your sacred arms. Amen
Published in Albuquerque Journal from June 4 to June 5, 2016
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