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Eleno Zamora

February 2, 1934 — July 6, 2018

Zamora, Eleno

Age 84, was a cherished husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend. He was born on February 2, 1934 in Manzano, New Mexico to Santiago and Carmelita Zamora.

Eleno was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Josephine Vigil-Zamora; his parents, Santiago and Carmelita Zamora; his loving sisters, Lala DeLaO, Christella Valleo.

Eleno is survived by his seven children, Elena Zamora, James Zamora and wife Corina, Edwina Zamora, Julian Zamora, Estelle Zamora, Jerry Zamora and wife Laura, Elizabeth Otero and husband Rick; 14 grandchildren; his sisters, Francis Padilla, Cecilia Bachicha and husband Fred, Candie Herrera, Josephine Padilla and husband J. M.

Eleno loved sports, particularly basketball, he frequented the North Valley Senior Citizen's Center where he enjoyed socializing over meals and shooting billiards. Eleno was well known in the restaurant industry in Albuquerque and surrounding area where he made his career as a meat salesman. He was a parishioner at San Felipe de Neri parish where he ushered mass and attended church for decades. Eleno was a no-nonsense man with a fighting spirit which was key in his long battle with the Parkinson's, the disease that would eventually overtake him. He will be missed by all of his family and friends.

A special thanks to Life Spire and Legacy Healthcare for the loving care they provided for him during his hospice years.

Visitation will take place Tuesday, July 17, 2018, from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm at Garcia Mortuary ~ Chapel of Angels, Located on 8th Street and Iron, followed by a Rosary being recited at 6:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 10:00 am at San Jose de los Duranes Catholic Church, 2110 Los Luceros Rd NW. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park following service.

To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com

Garcia Mortuary

717 Stover Ave. SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

505-243-5222

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

5:30 - 6:30pm (Eastern time)

Garcia Mortuary - Chapel of the Angels

717 Stover Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Rosary

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Starts at 6:30pm (Eastern time)

Garcia Mortuary - Chapel of the Angels

717 Stover Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Final Viewing

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

9:00 - 10:00am (Eastern time)

San Jose Mission Catholic Church

2118 Los Luceros Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

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Mass

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

San Jose Mission Catholic Church

2118 Los Luceros Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

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