Beatrice (Bea) Gurule Aragon (forever 29) a lifetime resident of Alameda, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 after a short illness, while surrounded by her loving family. Bea had a passion for shopping and was on a first name basis with almost every sales clerk at Macy’s, Dillard’s and JCPenney’s. She retired from Sun Country Industries and went on to work for State Farm Insurance. She loved taking care of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bea was a devoted Catholic.
She was preceded in death by her husband Rojerio, her son Michael Aragon and her parents, Cresenciano and Merlinda Gurule; four siblings, sisters Sylvia Garcia, Frances Sanchez, Sadie Whitaker and brother, Alfonso Gurule.
Bea is survived by her daughters, Merlinda Gallegos, Esther M. Maestas and spouse Walter; three grandchildren, Michael Aragon, Roger Gallegos and spouse Samantha and Christopher Gallegos; three great grandchildren, Devin and Michaela Aragon and Elena Gallegos. Also surviving are her sister Florence Archibeque, her sister in laws Juanita Gurule and Rose Diaz, her brother in laws Bernard and Lucy Aragon, Orlando and Rose Aragon, Raymond and Goretti Aragon, Jody and Diane Aragon, Manuel and Maryann Aragon. As well as many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A Rosary will be recited Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 9502 4th St., NW, Albuquerque, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. Committal Services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Beatrice's care is entrusted to:
Daniels Family Funeral Services
9420 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114