• Alfonso Gabino Lopez
    Alfonso Gabino Lopez

Alfonso Gabino Lopez

A rosary for Alfonso Gabino Lopez was held Tues. Oct. 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. at St. Theresa. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at St. Theresa.

Alfonso Gabino Lopez, born February 18, 1932, passed away on Oct. 16, 2019. He was born in Pecos, New Mexico, to Herman Lopez and Celsa Vigil.

Alfonso was a uranium worker for 27 years. He loved Spanish music, camping, hunting and fishing. He loved going on vacation, going to the casino, but most of all he loved spending time with his family. He loved having Christmas Eve at his house with the whole family; singing, laughing and enjoying the holiday.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years: Mary Lopez; his children: Ruby and husband Ernest Padilla, Gloria and husband Deacon Larry Chavez, Alfonso Jr. (Boy) and wife Louann Lopez, Michael Lopez, Diana and husband Eddie Gonzales.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Herman and Celsa Lopez; brothers: Herman Lopez Jr., Cirilo Lopez; sister: Jane Roybal; brother-in-law Mike Roybal; son: David Lopez; two grandsons: Pablito Valdez and Sammy Lopez; granddaughter: Andrea Gonzales.

Pallbearers will be Ernest Padilla Jr., Matthew Lovato, Alfonso Lopez III, Michael Lopez Jr., Joseph Lopez, Antonio Lopez, Marvin Padilla, Daniel Lopez and Julian Padilla. Honorary Pallbearers will be all of his 13 grandchildren, Cynthia, Ernest Jr., Maelene, Antonio, Marvin, Michael, Melissa, Janelle, Daniel, LouAnn, Joseph, Julian and Fonch; 36 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.

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