Age 95, went home to be with the Lord, September 23, 2015. Born May 1, 1920 in Engel, NM. He lived in Los Angeles, California for 74 years. He was a member of St. Kevin Church in Los Angeles, CA and San Ignacio in Albuquerque, NM. He served in World War II and the Civilian Conservation Corps. Ralph loved to dance, ski, swim and the opera.
Ralph is survived by nieces, Laura Marquez and husband, Armando, Irene and Luisa; nephews Tony Gonzalez, Pablo Trujillo and wife, Margaret, Isidro and many more nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Pablo and Rufina Tafoya; siblings, Ninfa Gonzales, Lumina Trujillo and Patricio Tafoya.
A rosary will be recited on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at 126 50th NW. A Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at San Ignacio Church at 10:00 a.m. with Interment to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery.To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com
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Albuquerque, NM 87102