Age 92, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020. She was born in Albuquerque, NM on January 14, 1928. She was an amazing cook and was very good at it and she loved it so much. She cared for her family by making sure she fed you. She was a very faithful woman a devout catholic and believed in the power of the Rosary. Family was the most important thing to her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Padilla Jr.; parents, Severiano and Anita Lopez; siblings, Toni Mendoza, Procopio Lopez, and Gomesindo Lopez.
Sofie is survived by her children, Alex Padilla and wife, Paula, Dolores Gallegos and husband, Robert; four grandchildren, Alicia Espinosa and husband, Daniel, Robby Gallegos and wife, Justine, Dominic Gallegos and Christopher Gallegos; five great grandchildren, Julian, Nicholas and Santana Gallegos, Adrian and Andrew Espinosa.
A public viewing will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm at Garcia Mortuary ~ Chapel of Angels, on the corner of 8th and Iron. Interment to follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Christopher Gallegos, Robby Gallegos, Dominic Gallegos, Julian Gallegos, Adrian Epinosa and Daniel Espinosa. Honorary Pallbearers are Nicholas Gallegos and Andrew Espinosa.
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717 Stover Ave. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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