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1923 Florencio 2019

Florencio Gabaldon Jr.

March 29, 1923 — April 28, 2019

Gabaldon, Florencio Jr.

On Sunday, April 28, 2019 Florencio Gabaldon Jr., age 96 went home to his creator and savior Jesus Christ. He was born in Salida, Colorado on March 29, 1923, to Florencio and Tomasita Gabaldon. He was preceded in death by his parents, Florencio Gabaldon and Tomasita Armijo Gabaldon. Florencio (Gabby/Babe/Pluto) served his country for 33 years; during WW2, The Korean Conflict, and The Vietnam War. He retired as a Master Sergeant E-8. He was a U.S. Postal Carrier for 36 years, retiring in 1980 and received the U.S. Post Office Safe Driver award for 31 years. Florencio is survived by wife, Gloria Gabaldon; children, Daniel Gabaldon (Teresa), Kathi Caldwell, Jeanetta Gabaldon (Eric), Ron Gabaldon (Ezzie); 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Florencio’s celebration of life will begin with a visitation at Holy Family Church at 8:00 AM, followed by a Rosary, Mass, and Reception on Friday, May 3, 2019. Interment to be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 12:45 PM. His Pallbearers will be, his best friends, James Hennie, Benji Chavez and his grandchildren, Zachary, Summer, Sarah, Danielle, Justine, Christopher, Nathan, AnnaLisa, Dominique, Donovan, and Dante. Honorary Pallbearers will be, Harley, Thealena, Camryn, Kassidy, Mason, Leonella, Faoilan, Eastyn, and Lola.

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

Garcia Mortuary

717 Stover Ave. SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

505-243-5222

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, May 3, 2019

8:00 - 8:30am (Eastern time)

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Rosary

Friday, May 3, 2019

Starts at 8:30am (Eastern time)

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Mass

Friday, May 3, 2019

Starts at 9:00am (Eastern time)

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Interment

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Starts at 12:45pm (Eastern time)

Santa Fe National Cemetery

501 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

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