Cover photo for Juanita Ojeda's Obituary
Juanita Ojeda Profile Photo

Juanita Ojeda

January 23, 1959 — September 5, 2022

Albuquerque

Juanita Ojeda

Ojeda, Juanita Corine

Juanita Corine Ojeda was born in Española, New Mexico to Josephine and Juan Bautista Gonzales on January 23, 1959. She was taken from us on September 5, 2022. She grew up in the small town of Pojoaque then moved to Albuquerque to pursue a higher education. She obtained a BA in Communications, BA in Education, and a Masters in Bilingual Education from UNM. She married Ricardo Ojeda on June 11, 1994 and together they had a blended family with four children, a son Ricardo and wife Perla; three daughters, Rosemary and husband Alejandro, Elizabeth and husband, Juan Carlos and Jessica; two sisters and four brothers. She was blessed with nine beloved grandchildren. She was a cherished and highly respected teacher at Longfellow, Barcelona and dedicated the last 22 years at Navajo Elementary. Her prior careers were in KABQ Radio and TV as a Univision news caster for 11 years. She was a devoted Catholic where her faith drove her to dedicate and contribute her versatile capabilities to the church. She played an active and influential role in the San Jose community for over 20 years.

A Visitation will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm with a Rosary to be recited at 5:30 pm and a viewing from 6:00-7:00 pm at San Jose Catholic Church, 2401 Broadway Blvd. SE. A final viewing will be held from 10:00-10:30 am with a Mass to be celebrated at 10:30 am on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at San Jose Catholic Church, 2401 Broadway Blvd SE. Interment to follow at Pajarito Cemetery. To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.garciamortuary.com

Garcia Mortuary

717 Stover Ave. SW

Albuquerque, NM 87102

505-243-5222

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Juanita Ojeda, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 16, 2022

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

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Rosary

Friday, September 16, 2022

5:00 - 6:00pm (Mountain time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Viewing

Friday, September 16, 2022

6:00 - 7:00pm (Mountain time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Final Viewing

Saturday, September 17, 2022

10:00 - 10:30am (Mountain time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass

Saturday, September 17, 2022

10:30 - 11:30am (Mountain time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Saturday, September 17, 2022

12:00 - 12:30pm (Mountain time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 862

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree