Leonor M. Ritchie, Age :62

Sep 25,1958---Nov 09,2020

Leonor M. Ritchie, aged 62, of Santa Fe, New Mexico passed away at her home on Monday, November 09, 2020 at 5:15 PM surrounded by her loving family. 

She was born September 25, 1958 in Santa Fe, New Mexico to the late Rudy and Eloyda Garcia. She attended Santa Fe High School where she graduated in 1976­­. She then took a year off school to work and save money for college. She graduated from New Mexico State University in 1982 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

On July 3, 1986 she married Randall Ritchie. They were married for 34 years and had two children, Jason and Regina, whom she was very proud of.  

Leonor was very bright and an avid reader. She worked over 30 years at Suby Bowden & Associates, which she thoroughly enjoyed, as an accountant among many other office duties. 

Leonor loved and served the Lord Jesus Christ in various Bible studies and church ministries.  She was generous and donated her time to her community. 

Leonor is survived by her husband, Randall Ritchie, children, Jason and Regina Ritchie (Oscar Velazquez), brothers, Robert Garcia (Belen- deceased) Marshall Garcia (Cecelia) sisters, Patricia Zuniga, Gina Nieto (Richard), and Angela Nieto. She is also survived by her aunts, Rosina Torres, Diana Olguin and Ruth and uncle Carlos Martinez. She is also survived by many nephews and nieces, cousins and friends.  

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Ambercare Hospice for all of the genuine kindness, care and compassion provided. 

A service to honor Leonor will be held Friday, November 20, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Blaze Christian Fellowship, 6 Bisbee Court, Santa Fe, NM 87508. For those unable to attend in person, the service will be live streamed on Blaze’s Facebook page at https://m.facebook.com/BlazeChristianFellowship 

Please visit the online guest register for Leonor at www.riversidefunerals.com 


Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of: 

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

(505) 395-9150

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Susie Hall Nov 19 ,2020

Sister-in-Law ,Clovis ,New Mexico

I am deeply sadden at your loss. I wanted to be with you during this time, but unable due to work restrictions. If you need anything from me, please call.

Ramona Nov 19 ,2020

sister in Christ ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

Dear Ritchie Family: I was so sorry to learn of my dear friend going on to glory. She was a dear sister in Christ with great faith. I Know she was at peace with her situation. May the Lord send abundant comfort and strength your way.

Lawrence Rivera Nov 20 ,2020

friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

Dear Regina and Oscar, We were so sorry to hear about your mom. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. May God bless you and keep you always close to his sacred heart.

Julia Wirick Nov 20 ,2020

Colleague + Friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

Dear Regina and extended Family, I am so sorry for your family's loss. Leonor was a wonderful colleague who I had the pleasure of working with for nine years. I so appreciated her serene presence, her thoughtfulness, care, kindness and good humor. We miss her sorely at the office but also recognize how courageously she faced her journey toward Christian fulfillment and peace. My sincerest condolences for your loss. With warm wishes and highest regard for how Leonor lived her life. Julia Wirick