Floy Montoya Fuentes, Age :94

Jan 20,1925---Jan 06,2020

Floy Montoya Fuentes entered into the arms of Our Lord Jesus Christ on the morning of January 6, 2020.  She was born on January 20, 1925 to Juanita and Rosenaldo Montoya in the village of Truchas.  She married Gilbert Fuentes of Logan, NM on November 2, 1946.  She is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, her oldest son Gilbert Thomas, an infant son Juan Benito, her parents, and her brothers Efren and wife Jenny, Nabor and wife Delmira, and Nestor and wife Christina, and son in law Raul Ortiz.  She is survived by her children Dolores and Husband Richard Guzman, their children Amanda and Kenneth Clenaghan and their son Michael, Alicia Inez Guzman, daughter Elena Fuentes-Ortiz, and her children Melissa Lopez, and her daughters, Analise and Adrianna Lopez, and John Herrera, son Jerry, and his sons Adam and Matthew and his son Julius, and son Patrick and his sons Joseph, and partner Tess and their children, Josie, John and Jovan, son Steven and partner Renee and son Steven, and daughter in law Ina Fuentes.

She is a graduate of McCurdy School, and of the Santa Business School.  She became a licensed bookkeeper and business manager.  She first worked at Santa Fe Automotive as a bookkeeper and office manager.  She transitioned to the New Mexico Gasoline Tax Department.  When WW II ended, Gilbert and Floy applied and got employment at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.  She thereafter left working at the labs to start their family, after which she returned to work as the school secretary at the Truchas Mission School.  She eventually applied and went to work for the Espanola Hospital as a Medical Transcriptionist where she retired to take care of her elderly parents.

The Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be recited on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 9:30 am at Nuestra Señora Del Sagrado Rosario Church in Truchas, NM with the Funeral Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11:00 am. Interment will immediately follow at Los Llanitos Cemetery in Truchas.

Pallbearers for Floy Fuentes are Patrick, Joseph, Steven Fuentes, Alicia and Richard Guzman, and Melissa Lopez.  Honorary Pallbearers are all her God Children, and John Herrera, Amanda Guzman Clenaghan, Tito Montoya (deceased) David Montoya, Jake Lopez, Pricilla Fernandez, and Ida Carrillo.

Please visit the online guest register for Floy at www.RiversideFunerals.com


Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of:

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road





John Archuleta Jan 08 ,2020

Friend ,Pojoaque ,New York

and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this hour.

William and Margaret Franke Jan 08 ,2020

Our deepest sympathies to all the family members.

Rena Padilla-Edmonds Jan 08 ,2020

Fuentes family, please accept my most heartfelt condolences on the death of Floy, may she now find rest in the arms of our loving lord and savior. May he grant you comfort to face the days that lay ahead.

Amanda Maestas Jan 09 ,2020

I am so very sorry for your loss.. prayers for the family.

Geri and Ron Lujan Jan 09 ,2020

Friend ,Chimayo ,New Mexico

Dolores and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. We believe that God has gone to prepare a special place for each one of us with him. May the memories, joy and love shared fill your hearts with peace and consolation knowing you will all be together with God again in our eternal home. God bless you all.

Sandra and Michael Martinez Jan 10 ,2020

Heartfelt condolences go out to the Fuentes family during this sad and difficult time. May our Lord bless and comfort you. You are in our prayers. May your loved one rest in peace.

Maria Bourassa Jan 10 ,2020

Close friends ,Chimayo ,New Mexico

Hello Mr./Mrs Guzman, we are so sorry to hear about your beautiful mother 🌹. You have always been there for us since Koda was in elementary, I am so sorry I couldn't attend any services for your lovely Mom, as I myself just got out of the hospital from UNM, your Mama was always kind to us whenever we met. Never forget her, always keep her in your HEART ♥️, because Mama's are the most precious gift from God 🙏. Ms Guzman we love you, we have known each other for years n your the bestest friend I could ever have, I thank God for you . Please don't hesitate to call us, My Mom sends her condolences also 😔. Said you are a blessing, plz keep in touch with us. ALWAYS your friends MARIA/DAKOTA/JOSIE ♥️

Eppie Trujillo Jan 11 ,2020

Mine and my mother's deepest condolences to all the family on your loss.

Dr. Roberta Trujillo Jan 22 ,2020

Sincere condolences to Dolores and the entire Fuentes family. Special thoughts and prayers.