Rufina Espinoza, age 99, born in Taos, New Mexico and a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico passed away on December 7, 2022. She is survived by her son, Joseph Espinoza and wife, Geralynn Alarcon, and daughter, Liza Romero, and grandchildren, Manuel Chavez, and wife, Veronica, Samuel Gurule, Tiffany Romero, Joseph Espinoza Jr., Mariah Echeribel, Kimberly Clement, and Jaime Espinoza; sister, Binnie Coca and husband, Arthur; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her children, Sammy, Richard, Eddie, Freddie, Jimmy and Vivian Espinoza and several family members. A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at 9:30 am with a Communion Service to follow at 10:00 am, at San Felipe de Neri Catholic Church. A Burial will take place after the service at Mount Calvary Cemetery.