Luis S. Chavez, Age :78

Mar 08,1942---Jun 09,2020

Luis Chavez, aged 78, of Santa Fe, New Mexico passed away at UNM hospital on June 9th at 7am of cancer. 

He was born on March 8th, 1942 in Willard, New Mexico to Benjamin and Marie Chavez. He owned his own contracting business 3-L Coating System. On September 5th, 1964 he was married to Virginia Mendiola Chavez. 

Luis and Virginia moved from Roswell to Santa Fe in 1965.  Here, he started his business 3-L Coating System and lead the construction of St. Anne’s Parish Hall.  They raised 5 children together. 

Luis is survived by his wife Virginia Chavez, children Phil, Steven (Dana), Tamara (Matthew), Cedric (Amanda), Sandy (Nathan), and grandchildren Juliana, Jayden, Jamie, Amaya, Elena, Manny, Benjamin, and Elliott. 

A Rosary will be held at St. Anne’s Parish on Friday, June 26th at 10am.  A Funeral Mass will be held immediately following at 11am. 

He will be laid to rest with his grandmother in Willard, New Mexico on June 27th at 10:00am.  There will be an outdoor area provided for those who wish to attend the burial and spend some time with the family after the final blessing and prayers. 

The family wishes to thank everyone for the tremendous outpouring of support and prayers. 

Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of: 

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

(505) 395-9150