MaryAnn Gallegos (1938 - 2019)

  • "My condolrnces to MaryAnns family. May she rest in peace."
    - Karen Martinez
Service Information
Rogers Mortuary - Las Vegas
600 Reynolds Avenue
Las Vegas, NM
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2019
7:00 PM
Our Lady of Sorrows Church
403 Valencia
Las Vegas, NM
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Funeral service
Thursday, Jun. 27, 2019
9:00 AM
Our Lady of Sorrows Church
403 Valencia
Las Vegas, NM
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MaryAnn Gallegos, 81, a resident of Santa Fe, N.M., for the past 5 years and a longtime resident of Las Vegas, N.M., passed away Friday, June 21, 2019, in Santa Fe, N.M.
She was born to Elisandro Benavidez and Teresita Crespin on June 15, 1938, in San Geronimo, N.M.
She was a Catholic and a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She enjoyed sewing and making tortillas. She always was willing to help anyone in need and was very involved with current events.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Elisandro and Teresita Benavidez; several infant grandchildren; sisters; Sally Gonzales and Cecilia Tafoya; daughter, Lorraine Romero and son, Julian Romero.
She is survived by her brothers, Benny Benavidez and Tony Crespin; sons, Gary Gallegos (Candice) of Las Vegas, N.M. and Kalvin Gallegos (Geisel) of El Paso, Texas; grandchildren, Jasmine Gallegos and Steven Romero; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Rosary devotional services will be Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 7 p.m., at Our Lady of Sorrows Church.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, June 27, 2019, 9 a.m., at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Father Rob Yaksich as celebrant.
Burial is to follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with the following serving as pallbearers, Jasmine Gallegos, Roger Benavidez, Gabriel Valdez, Laura Sandoval, Zant Zamora and Anthony Larrañaga.
Arrangements are entrusted to Rogers Mortuary, 600 Raynolds Ave., Las Vegas, NM 505-425-3511 or 1-800-479-3511.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on June 26, 2019
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