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Richard Gabriel Herrera

July 24, 1940 ~ October 24, 2019 (age 79)


Herrera, Richard Gabriel

Richard Gabriel "Blister" Herrera, 79, was called to our Lord while surrounded by family on October 24, 2019. Born July 24, 1940 in Los Angeles, CA to Joe C. and Irene Herrera. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Freddy, Junior, Tommy, Bobby and sister Irene. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Ida, children Richard A., Tanya (Anthony Perea) and Tamara. Grandchildren Gabriella, Natacha, Leahni and Maya, brother Dino and sister Lillian. Richard will be remembered as an avid golfer, fisherman, and silversmith. He loved reading, the casino, his cats and the Dallas Cowboys! Rosary will be on November 1, at 7:00pm at Garcia Mortuary 717 Stover Ave SW. Funeral mass will be November 2 at 10:00am at Immaculate Conception Church 619 Copper Ave NW with burial to follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery 1900 Edith Blvd NE.

Pallbearers: Anthony Perea, Gregory Torres, Ramon Archibeque, Andres Archibeque, Ron John Soto, Alfred Perea. Honorary Pallbearer: Rebecca Neuman.

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717 Stover Ave. SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102


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November 1, 2019

7:00 PM
Garcia Mortuary - Chapel of the Angels
717 Stover Avenue SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

November 2, 2019

10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
619 Copper Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Interment to follow Mass
November 2, 2019

Mount Calvary Cemetery
1900 Edith Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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