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Florentino Padilla

February 8, 1930 — June 5, 2019

Padilla, Florentino "Champ"

loving husband, father, grandfather, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the age of 89. He was born in Albuquerque, NM on February 8, 1930. He loved being outdoors, building, landscaping and watching wrestling. He was a member of the American Legion post 69 and a Korean War Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan and Ursulita Padilla; two children, Loretta Padilla and Larry Padilla.

Florentino is survived by his wife, Gertrude Padilla; children, Eugene Padilla and wife, Rosalie, Michael Padilla, Evelyn Garcia and husband, Mark, Elaine Padilla and significant other, Michael Lopez, Randy Padilla and wife, Peggy; 17 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 10 great great grandchildren and sister, Vivian Perez.

Visitation will take place from 5:00 - 5:30 pm with a Rosary to be recited at 5:30 pm on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Garcia Mortuary ~ Chapel of Angels, on the corner of 8th and Iron. A Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 am on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at St. Therese of the Infant Jesus, 3424 4th Street NW. Interment to follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Steven Padilla, Matthew Garcia, Mark Garcia, Mark Sedillo, Eric Padilla and Rick Sedillo. Honorary pallbearers will be James Padilla, Daniel Padilla, Simon Martinez and Mitchell Davenport. 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

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Visitation

Monday, June 10, 2019

5:00 - 5:30pm (Eastern time)

Garcia Mortuary ~ Chapel of Angels

624 8th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Rosary

Monday, June 10, 2019

Starts at 5:30pm (Eastern time)

Garcia Mortuary ~ Chapel of Angels

624 8th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Mass

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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St. Therese of the Infant Jesus

3424 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

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Interment following funeral service

1900 Edith Blvd NE

, Albuquerque, NM 87102

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