Jose A. Aragon (1932 - 2019)

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Jose Antonio "Mora" Aragon, 86, passed away peacefully Jan. 1, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born June 13, 1932 to Carmel Aragon and Teofila Zamora Aragon in North San Isidro, N.M.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters Juanita Zamora and Annie Olivas; brother Gregorio Aragon and brother-in-law Ramon Gurule.
He is survived by sisters Lucille "Celina" Gurule of Las Vegas, N.M. and Corrina Ortega of Las Animas, Colo.; nieces Shirley Sandoval (Michael) of North San Isidro, N.M.; Annabelle Lattimore of Wasilla, Alaska; nephew Luis Aragon (Yolanda) of San Jose, N.M.; great-nephews and nieces Patrick Sandoval (Deanna), Melissa Aragon (Eloy), Leonard Aragon, Del Gonzales, Kristina Lattimore, Angelo Aragon, Alicia Latimore, Mariah Sandoval, Justine Aragon, Trystan Padilla and many other nieces and nephews in Colorado.
He is also survived by Rosalia Gonzales, Leroy Gonzales (Patsy), Augustine Gonzales (Angela), and Eddie Gonzales, who were raised alongside of him; his godchildren, Consuelo Gonzales of Denver, Colo; Isidoro Gonzales Jr. and Alex Sandoval of North San Isidro and many other special relatives and friends.
Jose was an hermano of the Morada de Nuestro Padre Jesus de Nazareno de San Isidro Sur.
During his life he loved farming, being with his horses, lending a helping hand to anyone in need, playing his guitar and spending time with his family and friends.
Services will be held from the San Miguel del Vado Church in the village of San Miguel, N.M. on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, beginning with a rosary at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m.
The interment will follow in the San Isidro Norte Cemetery in North San Isidro with pallbearers Alex Sandoval, Isidoro Gonzales Jr., Richard Sandoval, Leroy Gonzales, Angelo Aragon and Leonard Aragon.
Online condolences can be sent to the family Arrangements are entrusted to Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., Las Vegas, N.M., 505-425-9319 or 888-525-9319.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Jan. 4, 2019