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Celina Chavez

October 22, 2020

Celina (Moya) Chavez, age 81, born in Contreras, New Mexico and a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on October 22, 2020.  Celina is survived by her siblings, Abbie Church and husband, David A., Efrain Moya and wife, Rebecca, JoAnn Jaeger and husband, Michael, Jerry P. Moya and wife, Josie; three Goddaughters, Celina-Marie, Elena, Candy May; seventeen nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Salvador and Siria Tafoya Moya, and her brother, Ernest Moya.  Celina was a very giving person and love and obeyed the Lord.  Celina was a graduate from Albuquerque High School in 1957. She retired from Mountain Bell after thirty years of service. She was a devout Catholic and served Catholic Ministries throughout her lifetime.  She enjoyed shopping and going to thrift stores, eating out at restaurants. She loved her goddaughter Celina-Marie like her own daughter.  Despite her illness, Celina was devout and offered up her suffering.  She sang with her family and praised the Lord until the very end. A visitation is scheduled on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 2:00p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel 1000 Old Coors Dr. S.W. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church 5300 Claremont Ave NE. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery,1900 Edith Blvd NE.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

1:30 - 2:00pm (Mountain time)

Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, Albuquerque

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Rosary

Thursday, October 29, 2020

2:00 - 2:30pm (Mountain time)

Gabaldon Memorial Chapel, Albuquerque

NM

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, October 30, 2020

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Queen of Heaven Catholic Church

NM

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Commital Service

Friday, October 30, 2020

12:15 - 12:30pm (Mountain time)

Mt. Calvary Cemetery

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