Frank Garcia, a lifelong resident of Bernalillo, passed away peacefully, on August 12, 2019. He was born in Bernalillo to Tomasita and Epiemenio Garcia on August 30, 1943. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Virginia; his children, Veronica and husband Jeff Padilla, Janet, and Aaron; grandson, Ryan, whom he considered a son. Also surviving are his siblings, Rafaelita Ortiz, Helen Saenz; and Nick Garcia.
Frank retired from Duke City Lumber Company and Bernalillo Public Schools. Frank was instrumental in establishing Coronado Little League where he coached many kids. He was also president of Coronado Little League for several years.
Frank was an avid fan of the New York Yankees and Pittsburg Steelers. He Coached Los Viejos softball team, Women's softball, the Turtles, and Coronado Little League Yankees.
A Rosary will be recited Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 301 Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery.
Frank's care is entrusted to:
Daniels Family Funeral Services
9420 Fourth Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114