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Theresa J. Smith

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Theresa J. Smith Obituary

Theresa J. Smith, 72, passed away on April 12, 2016, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was born on August 17, 1943, in Carrizozo, New Mexico to Joe and Sophie Samora Portillo.

Theresa was very proud of her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.

Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Tillman Smith; son, Mark Vega and wife Natalia; daughter, Cindy Poor and husband Ken; daughter, Peggy Smith; grandchildren, Jason Smith, Matthew Vega, and Brittany Vega; great grandchildren, Michael Joseph Aguirre and Matthew Jordan Vega, Jr.; siblings, Helen, Chea, Christine, Carmen, Priscilla, Anne, Carol, Punkin, Darla, Kaye, Shelly, and Joe; numerous nieces and nephews, and godchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Sophie; sister, Mary Miglionico; brothers, Bill Portillo and Dicky Portillo.

The Rosary for Theresa Smith will be recited at 9:30 a.m., Monday, April 18, 2016, at Santa Rita Catholic Church in Carrizozo. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Monday, April 18, 2016, at Santa Rita Catholic Church in Carrizozo with Father Mike Williams, Celebrant.
Inurnment will follow at Santa Rita Catholic Cemetery in Carrizozo.

The Smith family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Apr. 16 to May 15, 2016
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