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Category: Obituaries

In Loving Memory of Rose Sena

Rose Sena, educator and resident of Trinidad, passed away on June 8, 2016 at the age of 71.
She was a loving and kind person and spent most of her life caring for her family and her many “children” that she nurtured at Head Start for over 51 years. Sena Pic 2
She will truly be missed by those who loved her.
She was preceded in death by parents, Julia and John Mascarenas.
Rose is survived by several nieces and nephews.
At her request, there will be cremation with private family services.
Arrangements under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.
 Rose Sena Picture

In Loving Memory of Thomas L.M. (Tom) Armijo Sr.

Thomas L.M. Armijo Sr. (Tom), 48, of Trinidad, left on his journey home to Heaven on June 6, 2016.
Thomas L.M. Armijo Sr. PictureTom was an amazing, strong and incredible man.  He will be missed by all who knew him.
His greatest joy was his children, and the road trips he would take with his brothers.
Tom is survived by his children, Deidre (Pat) Trujillo, Tommy Armijo, (Mickenna and Nayeli Martin) and wife of 25 years Emily Armijo,  brothers, Jim (Camilla) Armijo, Tony Armijo, Andy Armijo, Dave (Gloria) Armijo,  all of Trinidad, sisters Jody (Andy) Lucero, Aurora, Pat (Eloy) Bernal, Thornton, Shirley (Mike) Delgado, Denver and Angie (Steve) Liapis, Castle Rock, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

 

Preceding him death are his father Antonio Armijo, mother Della Armijo and sister Kathy Trujillo.

 

Tom’s final wishes were cremation with private services with family only.
Rest in Peace Tom. We all love you and your are forever in our thoughts.
Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

In Loving Memory of Luis B. (“John”) Zavala

Luis B. Zavala (known by his family as “John”), age 76, of Raton, NM passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 in Raton.

 

He was born July 8, 1939 in Dawson, NM, son of Jesus and Rose Villasenor-Zavala.

 

zavalaLuis was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and served during the Vietnam Era.

 

He is preceded in death by his parents, as well as by his brother, Raoul Zavala, and by his sisters, Beatrice Vasquez, Jessie Valdez, Chris Sanchez and Carmen Rivali.

 

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Judy, and two daughters, Debra Fritsch and husband Harry of Corona, CA and Suzanne Cruz and husband Michael of La Mirada, CA. His surviving four sisters, Josie Moreno of Corona, CA, Ruth Bush and husband Jerald of Jonesboro, GA, Ann Maya and husband Louis of Morrison, CO, Carol Grizzle and husband Virgil of Laguna Hills, CA and his three brothers, Edward Zavala and wife Betty of Raton, NM, Alfonso Zavala and wife Fern of Loudon, TN and David Zavala and wife Socorro of Los Angeles, CA., and his five beloved grandchildren, Brittany Fritsch, Marissa Fritsch, Brianna Cruz, Michael Patrick Cruz and Joseph Cruz and great granddaughter, Scarlett Cunningham.
Memorial services will be Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., at the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplin Connie Shields officiating. Inurnment will be at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Raton, NM with full military honors provided by the Colfax County Young Marines.

 

Arrangements and celebration of life for Luis B. Zavala are under the direction of Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton, NM.

In Loving Memory of Thomas L.M. Armijo

Thomas L.M. Armijo, age 48, passed away on June 6, 2016.
At his request, cremation with private family services.
Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home. 
 

In Loving Memory of Billie Mae Blasi

Billie Mae Blasi, age 78, passed away in Pueblo, CO on June 6, 2016.
She was born in Valdez, CO, the daughter of Myrtle and William Wozniak.

 

Blasi  picShe will best be remembered for baking and decorating  her delicious wedding and all occasion cakes.
A devoted Wife, loving Mother, gentle and caring Grandmother, she  will be missed by her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by parents, husband Dominic Blasi Sr. and brothers and sisters in law.
Survivors are her children, Steve (Barbie) Blasi, Trinidad, Debra (Fred) Crawford, Artesia, NM, Dominic (Lori) Blasi, Trinidad, CO, grandchildren, David, Veronica, Anna, Samantha and Steve Crawford, Alexis Padilla, Ashley (Daniel) Romero, Loretta and Dalton Avis, Dustin Keith, great grandchild, Liam Romero, sisters and brothers in law, Betty Jo (Chuck) Gyurman, Hoehne, Mike Blasi, Pueblo, Betty Blasi, Trinidad, Richard Hadad, Albuquerque, NM, Joe Hadad, Trinidad, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Liturgy of the Word will be Friday, June 10, 2016 at 1:30PM at the Comi Chapel.
Inurnment will follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.
Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

In Loving Memory of Loretta A. Hurtado

Loretta A. Hurtado, age 71, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, CO. on June 2, 2016.
She was born in Trinidad, CO on December 30, 1944 to Ida (Madrid) and Bill Hurtado.
hurtadoShe attended area schools graduating from Trinidad High School in 1962. Loretta attended TSJC receiving an AA in Business Administration in 1973.
She loved playing Bingo and traveling with her family to Black Hawk.
Preceding her in death are parents Ida and Bill Hurtado, sisters Cynthia Hurtado and Vera Musso.
Survivors are son Todd (Jennifer) Gilliam, Longmont, CO, grandchildren, Tiffany (Jason) Glenski, Shontae Gilliam, Kayla Brockwell, Lyle Brockwell, Anita Baker, great grandchildren, Taylor, Samantha, Chloe, Emma-Rae, Connor, siblings, Mike(Marci) Hurtado, Greeley, Co., Arlene Hurtado. Longmont, CO, nieces, and nephews, Michael, Matthew, Amber, Nibby and Stacey, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday,  from 3PM-7PM at the Comi Chapel.
Funeral Mass will be Friday, June 10, 2016 at 10AM at Sebastiani Gym.
Interment with Rite of committal will follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.
Active pallbearers are Matthew Hurtado, Michael Hurtado, Jason Glenski,  Lyle Brockwell, Joe Falsetto and Dimirti Estes.
Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

In Loving Memory of Troy Folsom

Troy Folsom, age 45, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, May 27, 2016.
troy folsomHe was born in Great Bend,, Kansas on October 15, 1970. Troy was united in marriage to Tracy Lynn Fast on April 15, 1993 in Great Bend, Kansas.
Survivors include wife Tracy, son Ryan, numerous beloved relatives and dear friends.
Private family services to be held at a later date in Great Bend, Kansas.
“Welcome Home Cowboy!”

Obit sent by Comi Funeral Home in Trinidad.

In Loving Memory of Jennie Bustos

Jennie Bustos, went to be with the Lord on June 4, 2016 at the age of 92.
Jennie Bustos PicShe was born in Trinidad, CO on April 25, 1924.
Preceding her in death are parents Irene and Frank Martinez, husband Jim Bustos, daughter Dolly,  brother Arthur and sisters Laura,  Alda, Lillian and Priscilla.
Left to cherish her memory are sons, Tom Martinez. Harold (Flora) Mestas, sister Cleo Perea, brother Jim (Frances) Martinez, 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews- whom she loved dearly.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2PM-7PM at the Comi Chapel.
Rosary will be recited Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7PM at the Comi Chapel
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 10AM at Sebastiani Gym.
Interment with Rite of Committal will follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.
Active pallbearers are Fred Sanchez, Gilbert Sanchez, Martin Velasquez, Joel Velasquez, Leroy Perea and Michael Trujillo.
Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home.

In Loving Memory of Casey Joe Martinez

Casey Joe Martinez, age 37, of Raton, passed away Sunday May 29, 2016 in Raton. He was born February 7, 1979 in Trinidad, CO, the son of Jo Ann Roman.

Casey worked as a handyman, loved playing pool and spending time with his cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother Margie, uncle James Martinez, aunt Carmen Galvin and cousin Justin Luksich. He is survived by his mother and step father Jo Ann and Tom Roman of Raton, grandfather James Martinez of Raton, sons, Jesse James Martinez of Raton, Casey Joe Martinez Jr. of Pueblo, CO, sister Sheena Martinez and Roman Romero of Raton, aunts Novella Hernandez of Los Cruces, NM, Edna Sandoval and Roger of Raton, Angel Luksich and Ray of Raton and Betty Nevares of Raton. nieces Tiana Mares and Avril Schenk and Josh Jr. and nephew Santos Romero, numerous cousins, and lifetime best friend Chris Jamison.

Visitation will be Tuesday June 7, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. at the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home in Raton. Recitation of the Most Holy Wednesday is June 8, 2016 at 9:30 A.M. at St. Patrick’s-St. Joseph’s Catholic Church recited by Deacon Tom Alderette. Mass of the Resurrection will follow at 10:00 A.M. with Father John Trambley as the celebrant. Rite of Christian Burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Raton.

Arrangements and celebration of love for Casey Joe Martinez are under the direction of the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton.

In Loving Memory of Joseph R. Martinez

Joseph R. Martinez, age 47, passed away May 27, 2016. He was born in San Gabriel, California, the son of Yolanda Martinez, Albuquerque, New Mexico and Joseph Martinez, Trinidad, Colorado.

Joey attended Special Ed schools in West Covina, California, graduated in 1992 and also attended workshop.

martinez jJoey’s pastimes were riding horses and daily walks. His favorite movie was “La Bamba”. He enjoyed 60’s music, visiting the cabin in Colorado, going fishing, vacationing with Grandpa Charlie, Grandma Jennie. When Granpa Charlie would take him for a walk to Legion Park and ride the merry-go-round, that was a secret they had.

He would also visit Grandpa Pefie and Grandma Mabel- deceased. Joey enjoyed visiting his Uncle Ron and Aunt Marcie in Cove Creek, AZ. Joey loved going to Wal-Mart to buy “one” Coca-Cola, his favorite drink.

He was such a special loving son, always giving hugs and expecting nothing in return.

Joseph Richard Martinez is survived by his Father, Joseph Martinez, Trinidad, Colorado and his Mother, Yolanda Martinez, Albuquerque, NM, Grandmother Jennie Martinez, Raton, NM, aunts, Dolores Urioste, Albuquerque, NM, Marcella and Uncle Ron Laube, Cove Creek, AZ, Phyllis Martinez, Raton, NM, Thelma and Uncle Gene, Trinidad, CO, Louise Gonzales, Trinidad, CO and many numerous cousins.

The family of Joseph R. Martinez will be receiving visitors at 312 S. 11th Ave. in Raton, NM.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home Chapel followed by the Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM recited by Tony Ortega. Mass of the Resurrection will be Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at 10:00 AM with Father Stephen Hickman as the celebrant. Rite of Christian burial will in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Raton.

Arrangements and celebration of love for Joseph Richard Martinez are under the direction of the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton.