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Ernest E. Padilla

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Ernesto E. Padilla, affectionately known as "Neto," 77, of Alamogordo passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. Ernest was born on April 15, 1931 in Abo, New Mexico son to the late Eulalio and Beneranda Padilla and predeceased by his brother Elfido Padilla. Ernest was a veteran of the U.S. Army Korean war. He was later employed as a heavy equipment operator for various companies throughout New Mexico loving father of Tina Padilla, Andrew Padilla Sr. and wife Elaine and Michael (Mike) Padilla, proud grandfather of Andrew L. Padilla, Jr., Martin E. Padilla, Fabian M. Padilla, Richard M. Padilla, Dominico M.
Padilla, Anthony L. Monteith and one great grandson Andrew N. Padilla brother of Fidel E. Padilla, 95, y.o.a., Mt. Air, N.M., Lenor Flores, Lilly Flores, Aurlia and husband Nick Flores devoted loving sister Antonia Sisneros, and special loving niece(s) Flora Segura and Beneranda (Bennie) Recio, sisters and brothers in laws and fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Nobody could have received greater love and care than Ernest received from his daughter in law Elaine throughout his illness. A special Thank you is extended to Dr. Dan Moezzi, Dr. Pollard, Nurses and staff in the lCU, GCMH where Ernest received such loving care in his final days.
Our dad will always be remembered for his loving nature, his kindness and patient manner. Ernest never turned away from an opportunity to help his neighbors, family and friends.
Rosary and Mass will be held Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, 10:30 a.m at the Church of Abo, Abo, New Mexico.
The Padilla family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral arrangements. Cremation has taken place locally at PCS.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 18 to Dec. 4, 2008
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