Pauline Turietta

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Turietta, Pauline Mary (Zezeus)

January 25, 1931 â€" April 7, 2017

Pauline Mary Turietta was a dedicated wife, mother, and educator. She raised seven children and was a devoted spouse to her husband of 56 years.

Pauline was a woman of deep faith, a life-long communicant in the Roman Catholic Church. Her devotion to God sustained and guided her life, and was the guiding force in her actions and decisions. She was born in Krakow, WI on January 25, 1931. Pauline moved to Albuquerque, NM in 1957.

She loved her family, making holidays, birthdays, and every day special. She loved the color blue and all things homemade.

Pauline was the eldest of 7 children, and is preceded to heaven by her loving parents, Frank and Ann Zezeus; an infant brother, Daniel; her brother, Walter; her sister, Helen; and great-granddaughter, Naomi.

Pauline is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Vincent Turietta. Pauline's other surviving family members include her sisters, Margaret and husband, John, Josephine and husband, Robert, Kathleen and husband, Felix; her children, Teresa, Mary Helen and husband, Jose, Cathy and husband, Lyle, Richard and wife, Jill, Paul and wife, Alice, Steven, and Joan and husband, Jorge; grandchildren, Christina and husband, Robert, Michael and wife, Jessica, Veronica, Vincent, Trinity and Zachary; great-grandchildren, Robbie, Hector, Joseph, Anthony, and Carissa; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Pauline is also survived by her wonderful in-laws, Marie, Julia, Helen and Ed, Margaret and Dave, and Fernando who always treated her as a true sister.

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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2017