Rosella (Zamora) Maldonado, age 84, born in Socorro, New Mexico and a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on October 28, 2020. Rosella is survived by her husband of sixty-four years, Joe Maldonado; children, Patrick Maldonado, Rochelle Abeyta, Ruben Maldonado and wife, Debbie, Roberta Maldonado, Joan Maldonado, Antonio Maldonado and fiancé, Monica Bencomo, Virginia Maldonado, Stephanie Kolozsy and boyfriend, Gerald Lucero; eighteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; siblings, Paul Zamora, David Zamora, Predicando “Candy” Zamora, Jenny Zamora, Crucita Collins; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Rosella was preceded in death by her parents, Juan and Florinda Zamora;Steve Zamora, Sophie Rosas, Dorothy Gallegos, Benny Zamora. She will be remembered for her love of cooking, baking, gardening, singing and dedication to the church. She taught us the importance of faith in God, devotion to her husband and showed deep love for her family. She never failed to guide her family through trials and proudly supported them in many joyous occasions. Her bright smile always left a warm feeling and we will truly miss the comfort she’s provided us through the years. A visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 4, 2020, in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel 1000 Old Coors Dr. SW with a Rosary to be recited at 11:00 a.m. by Xavier Gutierrez and Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery 1900 Edith Blvd NE. Pallbearers will be, Adrian Abeyta, Joshua Maldonado, David Garcia, Tim Maldonado, Patrick Maldonado Jr., Ruben Maldonado. Honorary Pallbearers will be Richard Hernandez lll, Nicole Maldonado.
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