Christine Bernadette Lovato, age 64, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt was called by our Lord to her heavenly home to join her parents and siblings on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Christine was born on July 28, 1955 and was a lifelong resident of Pena Blanca, NM, where she was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Christine enjoyed spending her retired years with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eliseo and Ursula Montoya; her siblings, David, Terry, Richard Lee, and Sharon. Christine is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Alex Lovato; her children, Jason Montoya and wife Tessa, Roberta Lovato and Mario Menchaca, all of Pena Blanca; her precious grandchildren, Arriana and Jacob Montoya, Mario, Jacob, Josiah, Justin, and Lexi Menchaca. Also surviving are her sisters, Lorraine Ortiz, Sadie Montoya, Theresa Bransford and husband Frank, Mary Mares and husband Arthur, Georgia Velasquez and husband Ruben, Lucy Romero and husband Joseph, Ida Garcia and husband Michael, Melissa Montoya; and other numerous loving relatives and friends. Christine will be greatly missed by her loving family and by those whose lives she touched.
The family will gather together on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Pena Blanca, where a Rosary will be recited at 10:00 a.m., then followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. A private Inurnment will take place at a later date.
Christine’s care is entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services ~ Alameda Mortuary, 9420 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114 , (505) 898-3160.