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Ruben Moya


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Moya, Ruben



Ruben Moya passed away June 13th, 2016. He was born on August 31st, 1930 in Adelina, New Mexico, fifth of 11 siblings to Perfecto and Anita Moya.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Esther; sons Daniel and wife Annette; Michael; Steven and wife Gloria; Patrick and wife Beverly; grandchildren, Pamela Moya Schock and husband Luke, Michelle and fiance Paul Barboa, Vincent, Kristen and husband Daniel Zager, Brian, and Jesse; great-grandchildren, Amanda and husband Brendan Edwards of Australia; Lauren Maes, Gavin Schock, Madison, Dawn, Ragan and Joey. A great-great grandchild expected on his birthday Aug 31st. He is also survived by his sisters Nancy and Mary Rose. He will also be missed by many nieces and nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Clyde, his parents and siblings; Abe; Trinie; Jack; Phil; Cora; Mary Lou; Artie and Lucy.

He proudly served in the Army in 1949. He worked for the City of Albuquerque and received an Associates Degree in Abuse Counseling from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Retired from the City and enjoyed family, gardening, camping, fishing and touring the country with Esther.

He was very devoted to his faith and loved God deeply. He was an active member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in the North Valley.

Recently he spent time at the North Valley Senior Center and knew practically everyone there, having met them sometime in his past. He had a great memory and sense of humor. He would reminisce and name drop with everyone.

A Rosary will be recited Monday June 20th at 7:00 PM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 1860 Griegos Rd NW, 87107. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Tuesday June 21st at 9:00 AM, Our Lady of Guadalupe. Interment will be at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe on Wednesday June 22nd at 2:15 PM
Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 19, 2016
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