Archive for: December 2013

In Memory of John Donaciano Padilla

John Donaciano Padilla

 John D. Padilla of Aguilar, CO passed away at age 82, on November 21, 2013.

He was loved by all and will be dearly missed.

 He is preceded in death by son Frank and daughter Rosemarie.

 Survived by his loving wife Rose of Aguilar and leaves behind sons Don (Jackie), 
John G. (Sandy), David (Kris Ann), John D. (Gloria), Luke (Nicole) and daughter Terry Ann as well as 22 grand children, 22 great grand children and numerous step children. Also survived by sister Rose Padilla Mora (Pueblo, CO) and his brother Richard Padilla (Alamogordo NM). 

Services will be held Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 1pm at the Comi Chapel with grandson Allen Padilla officiating.

 Military Honors will be conducted by US Air Force Honor Guard due to 26 years of service as Air Force MSgt in Strategic Air Command.

 Private inurnment at a later date.

Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

In Memory of Jamie Padilla

Jamie Padilla 
(October 5, 1975 – November 30, 2013)


Jamie D. Padilla, age 38, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 at his home in Clayton, New Mexico.

Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM on Monday, December 2 by Deacon P. Louis Montoya and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 3, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Clayton, New Mexico with Fr. Joel Bugas, Celebrant. Burial will follow in the Clayton Memorial Cemetery by Hass Funeral Directors of Clayton.

Jamie Padilla was born on October 5, 1975 in Clayton, New Mexico to Arlene M. (Leal) Espino. His grandparents; Gilbert and Mary Leal played a big role in raising Jaime. He attended school in Clayton and graduated from Clayton High School in 1994 and worked at Dairy Queen for a few years until he started going blind. He went to a school in Alamogordo to learn how to live and work on his own while blind and then he moved to Albuquerque where he lived for three years and attended UNM for two years before returning home to Clayton when he became to sick to live on his own. Jamie touched many peoples lives and hearts and will be greatly missed by numerous friends and family. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Gilbert and Mary Leal and by an Aunt; Elaine Casanova.


MOTHER: Arlene M. Espino of Clayton, New Mexico.

3 SISTERS: Melody Padilla and Alillery Acosta of Amarillo, Texas, Stacy Espino of Clayton, New Mexico and Felina Esoino of Texline, Texas.

2 AUNTS: Cathy Sisneros and her husband Edward and Marlene Rios and her husband Antonio all of Clayton, New Mexico.

1 UNCLE: David Leal and his wife Marilyn of Clayton, New Mexico.

3 HALF-SISTERS: Dwana, Misty & Charmalee.

GOD-SONS: Antonio Rios and Steven Garcia.

4 Paternal Aunts, 1 Paternal Uncle

And numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In Memory of Rachel Emma Price

Rachel Emma Price 
(June 10, 1916 – November 24, 2013) 

Rachel Emma Price, age 97, died Sunday, November 24th in Clayton, New Mexico.

Services are pending at this time.