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Agapita Regina Martinez de Santistevan | Obituaries

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On the attractive rainy spring morning of May 18, 2021, our Lord extended his arms through those people showering clouds and retrieved a most treasured picture of him to the paradise of heaven. Agapita Regina Martinez de Santistevan passed absent peacefully at home among her beloved spouse and children.  Agapita was born in Taos on September 7, 1927 to Leocadio and Onofre Martinez, whom precede her in dying, alongside with her siblings Eloy and Tito Martinez.  Also previous her in death are quite a few family members and beloved good friends.  Most noted is her spouse of 65 years, Antonio Santistevan.  Individuals whom have been entrusted to carry on their legacy are their youngsters Sylvia Torrez (Michael), Orlando Santistevan (Maria Elisabeth), Felipe Santistevan (Carmela Quinto), Christina Santistevan, Agnes Garcia (Andy), Diego Santistevan and special daughter Lupe Anaya nephew Eloy Martinez (Martha), nieces Carlota Fisher and Carlyda Stribling grandchildren Simon Torrez (Lisa Ann), Celso Torrez (Denise), Santana Montes (Jesus), Toby Barela, Antonio Locklear, Phyllis Garcia (Mario), Andres Garcia, Stephen Garcia (Jennifer) and Alicia Garcia  good-grandchildren Simon Jr., Sheyenne, Xavier Torrez, Michael Gallegos, Nathanael, Jonathan, Annissa and Elijah Garcia, Emmanuel, Tony, Tiandra, Kamdun, Kylynn, and Jayce Locklear, Mateo Garcia, Mekhi Robinson, Issac, Nevaeh Torrez and Lucas Garcia good-great grandchildren Makah and Braydin Locklear. Agapita spent her childhood a long time primarily in Ranchos de Taos, as her parents founded various organizations in the place.  At a younger age she assisted in the grocery and mercantile keep.  She attended and concluded quality faculty at St. Francis Catholic college and just after that graduation, her father shocked her with an enrollment at the Lorreto Catholic college for girls in Santa Fe, NM.  People 4 a long time have been some of the most memorable of her lifetime.  She typically famous how privileged her up bringing experienced been as her productive father adored her.  She excelled at faculty and was assigned to tutor learners in math.  She graduated with honors.  Her father had a short while ago passed, so she returned to Taos and the relatives organization.  Antonio also labored at the family business in which he achieved Agapita, they fell in really like and married in 1949.  Agapita’s first adore was the Lord, she was a devoted Catholic, daughter, sister, wife, daughter-in-legislation, mother, aunt, grandmother, wonderful-grandmother, great-good grandmother and buddy.  All whom understood her, beloved her and she cherished them.  Agapita was affiliated in the identical place in the coronary heart of Ranchos with diverse companies for approximately 65 yrs.  Her performing profession also bundled getting an accountant for JC Penny in Taos and a Postal Clerk for the U.S. Postal Services from which she retired.  Agapita was acknowledged for several superb features, these kinds of as her grandiose generosity to her church, San Francisco de Asís, Capilla de San Isidor, the group, her friends and primarily her relatives.  Her wealth of understanding, memory, candidness and her mastery as a cook dinner, baker and heartfelt sincerity with unending enjoy, stays with all whom knew this astounding man or woman, whom the Lord let wander, Mom, influence, guidebook, instill humanity and Christian values to all whom she touched and beloved.  We honor her return to her creator and will normally cherish her continue to be and all the gorgeous recollections ingrained in us.  We thank you our Lord Jesus Christ for blessing us with her gift of lifetime. Rosary was recited on Saturday May 22, 2021 at 9:15AM at San Francisco de Asís Catholic Church, adopted by the Mass of Christian burial at 10:00AM.  Burial took position at the Santistevan Family members Cemetery. The spouse and children of Agapita Regina Martinez de Santistevan has entrusted the treatment of their loved just one to DeVargas Funeral Household of Taos.  866-657-4019 www.devargastaos.com

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