Orlando Chavez

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  • "I'll miss you Popo! I loved having conversations with you..."
    - Andres Trujillo
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    - Angelica Delgado
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Orlando Chavez, age 98, went home to be with the Lord on June 26, 2017. He was retired from Davis Brothers pharmaceuticals. Orlando enjoyed softball, fishing and dancing with his wife. He was a member of the Holy name society and St. Therese Parish and was also a fourth degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents Candido Chavez and Beatrice Romero Chavez. He is survived by his wife Mary Helen; daughters Beatice Carroll and Denise Coriz; one son Orlando S. Chavez and wife Lillian; 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren; & 22 great- great-grandchildren.

A Rosary will be recited on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. followed by mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Claude Carroll Jr., Daniel Apodaca, Andres Trujillo, Robert Gomez, Pat Napoleone and Rudy Napoleone. Honorary pallbearers will be Teresa Carroll and Annette Abreu. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th Street NW

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Direct Funeral Services - Albuquerque
2919 4TH Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 343-8008
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 28, 2017