Melba C. Griego of Algodones, NM passed away on Friday 08/25/2023. Melba was born to Manuel Sanchez and Eloisa Lucero on April 16, 1936, in Bernalillo, NM.
Melba is survived by her brothers Jimmy Sanchez, Johnny Archibeque, Frank Archibeque; sister Sandra Gutierrez; grandsons Jeff Griego and Tanya, Chris Griego and Aliesha; great grandchildren Michael, Corina, Vincente, Angelica, Josiah, Nehemiah, Jeremiah; great-great granddaughter Aaliyah.
Melba is preceded in death by her parents Manuel Sanchez and Eloisa Lucero; husband Lorenzo Griego; and her son Michael Griego.
She was dedicated with many affiliations including the Catholic Daughters of America, the Blue Army, and Director of Divine Mercy for 21 years at Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church in Bernalillo, NM. Melba leaves behind a legacy of faith and humbled humility.
A rosary will be recited on Thursday 09/07/2023 at 10:00AM at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church followed by a Mass of Christian burial. She will be interred at the Algodones Cemetery following the conclusion of mass. A reception will be held at the social center at Our Lady of Sorrows following burial.