Corina (Corine) Chavez was born on March 27, 1936, in Sedillo, N.M. and passed away on Jan. 5, 2019, with her caregivers and children Carol Encinias and Ricky Chavez at her side.
She lived in Rio Rancho, N.M., and retired in Cubero, N.M.
She was the wife of the late Frederico (Freddie) Chavez for more than 50 years.
She was the mother of eight, grandmother of 26, great-grandmother of 28, and foster mother of 70 children. She was an initial founder of Rio Rancho.
Her passions were gardening, church choir, and socializing. She will forever be remembered and loved by her family and friends.