Isabelle Ascensión Mayer died peacefully at home on Saturday, May 30th, 2020. Born May 10th, 1923 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, she was 97. Isabelle grew up in El Paso, Texas then moved home to raise her family. She worked retail for many years, most recently at the Covered Wagon in Old Town.She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward Mayer; her parents, José Jójola and Prudencia Garcia Jójola, and her four siblings, Zoila Candelaria, Richard Jójola, Delia Montoya, and Martín Jójola. She is survived by her two daughters, Doreena Valdez and beloved son-in law Ernest Valdez, and Donna Mayer; seven grandchildren, Carla Dominguez, Mark Valdez, Chad Valdez, Brad Valdez, Delisa Garcia, Nicholas Caldarera, Julianne Caldarera; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves many loving nieces, nephews, Godchildren, friends and neighbors. She will be greatly missed and remembered for her quick wit and an unending supply of love. A rosary will be held on Friday, June 5th, 2020 at 8:30 am at Holy Family Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico. followed by a funeral mass at 9:00 am and internment at Santa Clara cemetery. Strict social distancing is in effect at the church. Please bring a mask and you may want to bring a sunhat or umbrella for the graveside service. A celebration of life worthy of Isabelle is postponed and will be scheduled when it is safe for us all to gather.
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