Bernadette Garcia, age 50, beloved mother, daughter, sister and grand-daughter was called to her heavenly home Thursday, August 22, 2019. She was born in Los Angeles, CA on November 26, 1968, and was a resident of Albuquerque, NM. Bernadette graduated from Cibola High School in 1986 and was employed by Sun Soft Corp for 15 years. Bernadette enjoyed fishing, music, shopping and crafts.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jim Gutierrez; her daughter Brittany Aragon; and brother-in-law Mike Gonzales; paternal grandparents, Crescensiano and Merlinda Gurule; maternal grandparents, Adrian and Sylvia Garcia.
Bernadette is survived by her son, Charles Torrez III; her loving mother, Cristy Gutierrez; siblings Jenna Lapaglia and husband Tom, Marcos Gutierrez and wife Angela, and Melissa Gonzales; and many other loving relatives and friends. Bernadette will be greatly missed by her loving family and by those whose lives she touched.
A Rosary will be recited Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at San Ysidro Catholic Church, 5015 Corrales Rd, Corrales, NM 87048, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Vista Verde Memorial Park in Rio Rancho. Casket bearers will be Marcos Gutierrez, Ray Gomez, Eric Torrez, Edward Torrez, Michael Gonzales and Tom LaPaglia.
Bernadette's care is entrusted to:
Daniels Family Funeral Services
9420 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114