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Theresa Benavidez

July 3, 1939 — December 27, 2017

Theresa M. Benavidez, age 78, beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, was embraced by the Lord Wednesday, December 27, 2017 and taken to her heavenly home.  She was a lifelong resident of Albuquerque where Theresa was an active member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church 7:30 a.m. choir; and Sisters of Charity.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Desiderio P. and Bernadette Gurule; her husband, Robert Leroy Benavidez, Sr; sisters, Ella and Della Gallegos; and nephew, Robert Julian Gallegos.

Theresa is survived by her loving children, Michele Lee Benavidez and husband Rick Gallegos, Robert L. Benavidez, Jr.; her precious grandchildren, Valarie, Joshua Benavidez, Emiliano Gomez, and Vanessa Gallegos.  Also surviving are several nieces, nephews; best friend Jane Morelos; her friends from The Breakfast Club, Golden Girls, and The 58 Class.  Theresa will be greatly missed by her loving family and by those whose lives she touched.

A Rosary will be recited Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Daniels Family Funeral Services - Alameda Mortuary, 9420 Fourth St. NW, Albuquerque.  A Reception will follow the Rosary at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish Hall.   Mass will be celebrated Friday, January 5, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church.   Interment will take place at 1:30 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

Theresa's Care Is Entrusted To

Daniels Family Funeral Services

ALAMEDA MORTUARY

9420 Fourth Street NW

Albuquerque, NM 87114

(505) 898-3160


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Thursday, January 4, 2018

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Daniels Family Funeral Services ~ Alameda Mortuary

9420 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, January 5, 2018

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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church,

9502 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

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Friday, January 5, 2018

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Santa Fe National Cemetery

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