Angelina Cecilia Padilla

Apr 14,1940---Aug 27,2019

Angelina Cecilia Padilla, 79, beloved mother, grandmother and sister, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 after a lengthy illness.  She was born on April 14,1940, in Turquillo, NM to the late Julian and Onofre Martinez.  She worked as an electronics assembler for many years until her retirement. In retirement she devoted herself to caring for her great grandchildren whom she adored.  She enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, and spending time with family. She suffered from Alzheimer’s for several years and every new day was an adventure.  


She is preceded in death by her husband Leroy Padilla, her son James Padilla, her parents, brothers Benny and Joe Martinez. She is survived by her children Frieda Sisneros, Catherine Montoya, Daniel and Gathan Padilla all of Albuquerque, NM, and Michael Martinez of Mora, NM. Eight grandchildren Desiree and Deirdre Whitt, David Sisneros of Albuquerque, NM, John Garcia of Los Angeles, CA, Joseph Garcia of Denver, CO, Anthony, Jared and Devron Padilla of Albuquerque, NM, four great grandchildren Christianna and Ariah Ramirez, Josiah and Ava Estrada all of Albuquerque NM, sister Christine Barela and husband Floyd of Rainsvllle NM; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.  


A celebration of Angie’s life will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 11:00am at First Spanish Fruit Avenue Baptist Church, 812 Fruit Ave NW with Ambiro Villarreal officiating.  Interment of cremated remains will take place at Mount Calvary Cemetery on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 2:30pm.



Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd NE

(505) 764-9663


Susan Santillanes Sep 14 ,2019

Friend & Co-worker ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Angie Padilla Family; It is with great sadness to read about your mom tonite....We worked together for many years ... She must be in her glory to be together with Roy My blessings to all of you Susan