Age 88, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was a wonderful son, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He welcomed everyone with a big warm smile, and a loving embrace. He was always so happy when people came to visit.
Fidencio was born in Villanueva, New Mexico on June 19, 1927 to Feliciano Duran and Adela Baca Duran. He met and married the love of his life Mabel Garcia in 1948. They shared 67 years of marriage. They were always together and truly enjoyed each others company.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife and lifelong friend, Mable on September 14, 2015; two loving sons, David Duran in 1968 and Johnny Duran in 1981; special grandson, Richard Baca in 2004; brothers, Willie Duran, Cipriano Duran, Eliseo Duran and Paul Paulson; sisters, Maria (Reyes) Kramer and Emilia Vallejos.
Fidencio is survived by his daughter, Sally Duran; son Julian Duran and wife, Mary Ann, his loving son and caregiver, Robert Duran and his loyal companion "Rusty"; one sister, Leonardita Montano; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and the neighbors from the "Caminos" . Fidencio will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him. Lord have Mercy on his soul and let perpetual light shine upon him. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Garcia Mortuary ~ Chapel of Angels, 717 Stover Ave. SW. To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com
717 Stover Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102