Robert Aragon

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  • "A walking Holy Saint who never let anything bother him...."
    - Nicholas Olguin
  • "I will miss your smiling face at Mass on Sundays. You were..."
  • "Deacon Bob you were a true inspiration to all in leading a..."
    - Juan Ortiz
  • - Loretta Sanchez
  • "Deacon Robert was such a wonderful man, he married my late..."
    - Christine Griñe
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Robert "Bob" Aragon

Deacon Robert (Bob) Aragon, 73, beloved father and grandfather, was called to his eternal resting place on December 15, 2017. He entered this world on January 12, 1944 in Central, New Mexico now known as the Silver City area and raised in Horse Springs, New Mexico. He is preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Aragon; his son, Robert Aragon II; his parents, Jacobo and Rufina Aragon; and his brothers, Luis Aragon and Steven Aragon. He is survived by his daughters, Grace Marie Aragon and Tom Brewer, Debbie Aragon, Gloria Aragon and fiance Mark Martindale, Antoinette Aragon; his grandsons, Gabriel Santillan, Joshua Walker, Jeremy Walker; brothers, Gilbert Aragon, Roy Aragon and wife Grace, Carlos Aragon, Eugene Aragon, Pat Aragon and wife Loretta, Art Aragon and wife Elaine; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Bob became an Ordained Deacon in May of 1979 and served for 38 years as Deacon, most recently at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church.

A visitation with an open casket will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Rosary with a closed casket will follow at 6:00 p.m. with time for eulogies at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 5712 Paradise Blvd. Albuquerque, NM 87114. A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church. An Inurnment will take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery and will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to New Mexico Cancer Center,

or 4901 Lang Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 or St Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, or 5712 Paradise Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114. Please visit our online guestbook for Deacon Robert at

Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 19, 2017