Meet the staff of Gabaldon Mortuary, a funeral home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a family-run funeral home for more than 65 years, we are committed to making you feel like a part of our family, as we help ease you through this difficult time. We are always here for you. Even if you contact us in the middle of the night, you will always reach a helpful, compassionate member of our staff.
Dorothy L. Gabaldon, FSP
Dorothy is the current owner of Gabaldon Mortuary, Inc. and attended the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science from 1979-1980. She began working at Gabaldon Mortuary, Inc. at 18 years old and was licensed by the age of 22. She has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and a bachelor’s degree in University Studies.
Rick Gabaldon, FSI
Rick is also a current owner of Gabaldon Mortuary, Inc., and began working for the family business in 1989.
David Sanchez, Jr., FSI, notary
Employed with us since 2001, David is currently in process of obtaining Associate’s degree in Mortuary Science from Amarillo College.
Diana L. Gabaldon, FSP
Diana is the daughter of Dorothy, the owner of Gabaldon Mortuary. She attended the University of New Mexico to obtain her Doctorate in Pharmacy, and at the same time attended Amarillo College, where she obtained an Associate’s degree in Mortuary Science, and graduated with honors. She has worked for Gabaldon Mortuary since 1995.
Chris Gabaldon, FSI
Chris began working for the family business 2 years ago, and is now an expert at embalming. He received his FSI in Funeral Directing & Embalming.
Pat has been employed for 1 year and works in an administrative capacity, and as a notary.