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Rosa Sigala-Chavez

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Sigala-Chavez, Rosa

Rosa Sigala-Chavez, age 79, born in Dexter, NM and a resident of Albuquerque, passed away Saturday, April 02, 2016, after a long battle with dementia, at home with her family at her side. Rosa was a devout Catholic and is now in Heaven with Our Lord.

Mrs. Sigala-Chavez is survived by her children, Virginia Sigala Valencia, Raymond Sigala, Filiberto Sigala and wife, Valerie, Roger Sigala and wife, Martha, Frances Munoz and husband, Eulogio, Alfred Sigala and wife, Maria, and Ben Sigala and wife, Christina; sisters, Eloisa Regalado, Lupe Sanchez, and Mickie Mendoza; brothers, Eliseo Mendoza and wife, Pat, and Robert Mendoza and wife, Gloria; grandchildren, Lorenzo, Veronica, Shawn, Marco, Andrea, Filiberto III, Francisco, Rosa, Eulogio Jr., Emilio, Cynthia, Carolyn, Janice, Jonathan, Jessica, and Devon. thirty great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Rosa was preceded in death by her parents, Panfilo and Felipa Mendoza; her husbands, Filiberto Sigala, and Adelino Chavez; brothers, Richard Mendoza, and Henry Mendoza; her daughter, Rita Sigala-Gomez; granddaughter, Lynette Tafoya.

Rosa was the successful owner of Glass on Wheels.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 06, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. by Patricia Muniz-Roberts. Final visitation will be Thursday, April 07, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until 11: 00 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m.at Santuario de San Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 8321 Camino San Martin SW. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lorenzo Valencia, Francisco Sigala Gallegos, Filiberto Sigala III, Emilio Munoz, Marco Sigala, and Jonathan Sigala. Honorary pallbearers will be Andrew Tafoya, Devon Branham, J.D. Tafoya and Shawn Sigala. Please visit

www.gabaldonmortuaryinc.com to sign the online guest book. Arrangements by:

Gabaldon Mortuary Inc.

1000 Old Coors Dr. SW

(505) 243-7861
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 5, 2016
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