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Ross Tafoya

1931 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
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Tafoya, Ross

1931 - 2016

Ross Tafoya, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2015. He was born in Belen, NM, to Polito and Florencia Tafoya in 1931. Ross proudly served his country as a Marine in the Korean War.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Polito and Florencia Tafoya; and brothers, Herman and Eloy Tafoya.

Ross is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Emma Tafoya; children, Jake Tafoya and his wife, Lee, Mildred Garley, and John Rey Tafoya; as well as their companions, Karla and Leonard; sister, Lorena; and brothers, Max, John and his wife, Margaret, and Gilbert and his wife, Jane. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

All services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church on Friday, January 8, 2015. A viewing will begin at 8:30 a.m., with a rosary to be recited at 9:30 a.m., and a funeral mass to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the or the .

Please sign Ross's online tribute at


Romero Funeral Home

609 N. Main St. Belen, NM
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Jan. 7, 2016
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