Peter A. Quintana, Age :38

May 07,1980---Feb 24,2019

Peter A. Quintana, a resident of Chimayo, New Mexico, was born into this world on May 7, 1980, and as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident, he left this earth to meet his Creator on February 24, 2019.


Peter is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Pete L. Vigil, Sr., paternal grandparents Pete and Julia Quintana. Nieces: Mercedes Carter and Candace Quintana. Uncles: Tommy Vigil, Bobby, Julian, Tim and Roland Quintana.


Peter is survived by his beautiful daughter Anisha Rodriguez, his mother Marie Carter and grandmother Adelia Vigil of Chimayo, his father Max Quintana and wife Mickie of San Pedro. Three sisters: Mary Maxine Carter, Monica (Rudy) Garcia and Andrea (Dion) Quintana. Three brothers: Brandon Aragon Carter, Max Quintana, Michael (Michele) Quintana and Daniel Quintana. Godparents: Frances Vigil and Louie Maestas. 


Uncles: Jimmy (Helen) Vigil, David (Veronica) Vigil, Pete Jr. (Shirley) Vigil, Benny Vigil, Gene Quintana, and Joseph (Rosella) Quintana. Aunts: Frances Vigil, Julia Martinez, Dolores Martinez, Patsy Murray, Cristella (Leland) Maestas and Irene (Max) Martinez and Patricia Quintana.


Nieces: Alexis Carter, Abriana Baca, Alicia and Brittany Quintana, Deanna Lyons and Airiana Rael. Nephews:  Michael and Brandon Quintana, Eric and Andrew Garcia, Antonio Marioni, Devin and Deegan Lucero. Seven great nieces and nephews and one goddaughter: Leslie Vigil.


Peter is also survived by numerous cousins and friends who love him very much and will cherish all the wonderful memories and fun times. 


Serving as pallbearers are those who held a special place in their hearts for Peter. They include: James Vigil, David Vigil, Benny Vigil, Jr., Pete Vigil III, Valerie Maestas, Jimmy Vigil, Ralph, Edward, Matthew, Max and Eli Martinez, Manuel Jaramillo and Ramsey Garcia. Honorary pallbearers include: Crescencio Ochoa and Jose Carmona.


A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, March 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM at El Buen Pastor Church in Espanola, NM. Funeral and celebration of Peter’s life will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM also at El Buen Pastor Church. 


Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of


Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road


(505) 395-9150


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Andrew salazar Mar 11 ,2019

Cousin ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

My prayers and condolences go out to the vigil and Quintana families. May you Rest In Peace Peter.

Ryan Mar 12 ,2019

Friend ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

My thoughts and definitely my prayers out to the family for the loss, of such a good man. It’s a really sad time for us and I really hope God took Peter with Him. I also pray that the family remembers all the good Peter brought to our lives and that you heal from your loss. God bless and may your days ahead be of joy.

Misty Mar 12 ,2019

Friend ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Prayers to the family. Peter was a good friend and will be dearly missed.

Tony Olmos Mar 13 ,2019

Family friend ,RIO RANCHO ,New Mexico

I never had the pleasure of meeting Peter but I can tell that he was loved and he will be very missed by all his family and friends... I will pray for all of the Quintana family and i send my deepest condolences... May Peter rest in peace...

Linda Lujan Mar 14 ,2019

Friend ,Rio Rancho ,New Mexico

My condolences and prayers to the Families of Peter. He was a very sweet and nice friend my son and I. He will surely be missed. Our Angel In Heaven. Love Lynda n Max

Susan and Kate Feavearyear Mar 14 ,2019

friends from the SF famers market ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Dear Marie and Family, Lo Siento mucho! We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and Prayers during this difficult time. Sending Love and Light, Susan and Kate Feavearyear (Artemisia Herbs)

Tamatha Roybal Mar 15 ,2019

Cousin ,Espanola ,New Mexico

May u rest in peace cousin Peter,u were such a lovin guy every time I would see u u always asked how I've been if everything was going ok..U had a great heart..your gone but will never be for gotten luv u auntie Marie I'm so sorry for your loss ,he's in a better place Nd my daddy Tommy vigil will be at the gates in heaven to greet him..I love u auntie Marie Nd my grama Adelia all my vigil family god bless tamatha and family

Rochelle Madrid Mar 15 ,2019

Friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

My deepest condolences to the family and of course Anisha. Peter was such a funny guy in our younger days. I'll never forget his green little Jeep, cruising around in the summertime as teenagers. Life cut so short for you. An Angel has gained his wings, you will be missed but never forgotten....