Rose Benavidez-Thomas, age 86, born in Seboyeta, New Mexico and resident of Albuquerque, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Rose is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Ulibarri, Sister Mary Pia, "Yvonne Benavidez"; grandchildren, Joseph Paul Ulibarri, Rebecca Lopez and husband, Ricardo D.; great-grandchildren, Nicole Santini, Autumn Call, Rico Lopez, Isaac Lopez, Jacob Lopez, Amalina Duran; brother, Fidel Romero and wife, Eloyda Ruth; great-great-grandchildren, Demetrius Archambault, Rhythm Archambault, Augustine Robert Call and step-grandchildren, Jaden, Sasha and Marley Santini. Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Epimenio and Odelia Romero; brothers, Eppie Elmer, Adelino, Eddie Romero and her sons, Arthur Robert “Lettuce” Ulibarri and Benny A. Benavidez.
A visitation will be Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at St. Edwin Catholic Church, 2105 Barcelona Rd. SW, with a Rosary to be recited at 9:30 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Juan Dominguez, Joseph Ulibarri, Rico Lopez, Brian Romero, Amber Santini and Placido Gonzales.