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Ruth Marie Armijo


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Armijo, Ruth Marie



Ruth Marie Armijo was born November 3, 1942 in Marquez, New Mexico. She passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 in Albuquerque at the age of 73.

Ruth will be remembered as a loving wife and best friend to her husband Augustine, as well as a caring mother to each of her god children. She was also a dedicated sister to all of her siblings and will be greatly missed.

Ruth was President of the Juan Tafoya Land Corporation for 18 years and a lifelong member of Holy Family Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Severo and Estefanita Martinez; her mother-in-law, Urbana Armijo; her sister, Molly Romero; her tio, Amadeo Martinez; her niece, Roxanne Fuentes and by her nephew, Marcos Martinez.

Ruth is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Augustine Armijo; brothers, Frank (Aggie) Martinez, Richard (Barbara) Martinez, and James (Patricia) Martinez; sisters, Flora Padilla, Loretta (Michael) Sanchez; multiple god children that were close to her heart; as well as many other family members and friends who loved and will miss her greatly.

Services will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 562 Atrisco Dr. SW. on Saturday, May 28, 2016. A visitation will begin at 8:00 am. The Rosary will be recited at 8:30 am. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:00 am. The interment will then take place at the Marquez Cemetery in Marquez, New Mexico. Pallbearers will be Arturo Martinez, Augie Armijo, Joseph Sanchez, Eric Jojola, Adam Martinez and Ricky Martinez. Honorary pallbearers will be James "Belo" Martinez, Pete Armijo, Denise Martinez and Tina Torrez.

All donations can be made to Presbyterian Hospital or Holy Family Catholic Church in Ruth's name. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th ST. NW. ABQ. 505-343-8008.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on May 26, 2016
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