Mr. Frank Padilla, 75, of Bernalillo, New Mexico, born in Cerrillos, NM, on Thursday, January 9th, 1947, passed away April 28th, 2022.
Frank is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years Grace Padilla, daughter Tanya Taraddei and husband Phillip and daughter Valerie Padilla, grandchildren, Wilbert III (Desire), Miranda (Isaac), Mirissa (Miguel), Juaquin and Jovayah, great grandsons, Wilbert IIII, Lamar, Emerald, Cruzito, Gustavo, and two great granddaughters, Emilia, and Emma. Frank is also survived by four brothers and three sisters. Frank is preceded in death by his parents Cipriano and Guadalupe Padilla, brothers, Cecilio, Tony, Pete, and sister Virginia Pacheco.
Frank joined The United States Navy in October of 1968 and was honorably discharged. Frank made his living in the field of construction where he created beautiful carpentry. He continued using his skills and talent remodeling homes for family and friends. He enjoyed dancing, listening to his oldies, and he loved to go fishing. Frank was a true Dallas Cowboys fan. Frank was always willing to lend a helping hand to family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Urn bearers: Wilbert Bruce III, Phillip Taraddei, Chris Padilla, Billy Garcia, and Daniel Padilla.
Services for Frank will be held on Friday, June 3rd, 2022, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, located 301 S Camino Pueblo, Bernalillo, New Mexico, 87004. A Rosary will be recited at 10:00 AM, Funeral Mass to follow. Directly after Mass, Burial will take place at Vista Verde Memorial Park, located at 4310 Sara Rd. SE, Rio Rancho, NM, 87124.