Eric Milfred "Nani" Valdez, Age :59

May 22,1961---Nov 16,2020

Eric Milfred "Nani" Valdez, 59, a resident of Espanola, NM formerly of La Villita joined his parents in paradise on November 16, 2020.

Eric was a loving, caring, and helpful man. He would help you in any way he could. He enjoyed working for Shannon Corporation in Los Alamos for over twenty years. He was a pilar in the communities of Espanola and Los Alamos. He enjoyed working on his garden, cooking for his family, fishing, making people laugh and spending time with his nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Viola Valdez, his brother Floyd Valdez Jr. and a nephew Chris Vigil.

He is survived by his siblings Benicio Valdez (Ruby) of Alcalde, Joann Salazar (Erineo) of Velarde, Hilda Vigil (Michael) of Espanola, Doris Palomares (Jose) of Espanola who was like a second mother to him; she took him under her wing, Mary Camargo (Arturo) of Espanola, Raymond Valdez (Tracy) of Espanola, Brenda Moreno (Miguel) of Espanola and Juanita Valdez of Espanola. As well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nephews, great nieces and many other relatives who he loved dearly.  Serving as pallbearers are Doris and Andrew Palomares. Honorary pallbearers are all of his nieces, nephews, great nephews and great nieces. Services are pending at this time. The family of Eric Valdez would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers, messages, monetary and food donations.

Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of:

 

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

(505) 395-9150



Condolences

Valerie,Michael Dewulf Nov 23 ,2020

Uncle/ Godfather ,Velarde ,New Mexico

May your soul rest in peace.

Andrew Nov 23 ,2020

Godson ,Espanola ,New Mexico

I miss you and love you so much i know your mission was done on earth that God had planned for you but now your up in heaven resting and enjoying time with grandma and grandpa and my baby up in heaven

Miguel & Brenda Moreno Nov 23 ,2020

Brother n law and Sister ,Espanola ,New Mexico

Eric thank you for your sweet smile , your laughster. The Lord allowed us to be part of your beautiful life for 59 years and we know he wanna you there with him to watch over all of us. We Love you and miss you dearly.

Miguel & Brenda Moreno Nov 23 ,2020

Brother n law and Sister ,Espanola ,New Mexico

Eric thank you for your sweet smile , your laughster. The Lord allowed us to be part of your beautiful life for 59 years and we know he wanna you there with him to watch over all of us. We Love you and miss you dearly.

Irene Valdez Nov 23 ,2020

Aunt ,Espanola ,New Mexico

To the siblings of Eric, my condolences on the loss of your brother, May he Rest In Peace... Benicio, Joann, Hilda, Doris, Mary, Raymond, Brenda & Juanita, may our Heavenly Father unite you to be there for each other to lean on during this sad & difficult time. Be kind to each other, that's what our Lords asks of us. 💜 & 🙏's Aunt Irene Valdez

Irene Valdez Nov 24 ,2020

Aunt ,Espanola ,New Mexico

To the siblings of Eric, my deepest condolences on the loss of your brother, MAY he REST in PEACE... Benicio, Joann, Hilda, Doris, Mary, Raymond, Brenda & Juanita, may our Heavenly Father unite you to be there for each other to lean on during this sad & difficult time. Be kind to one another, that's what our Lord asks of us... 💜 & 🙏's Aunt Irene

Jacqueline Salazar Nov 24 ,2020

To the family of Eric Valdez, so sad to hear of his passing may he rest in peace.

Jennifer Palomares Nov 25 ,2020

Niece ,Ohkay Owingeh ,New Mexico

My dearest Uncle, you will forever be missed but certainly never forgotten. All the memories that we shared, will forever be treasured. We love you dearly and know that you are no longer suffering. Love always, RJ, Jennifer, and KJ

Stephanie Martinez Nov 27 ,2020

So sorry for your loss. Eric was a good friend to Lucas. He will be missed. God bless you all. Lucas Martinez and family

Event:
Services at Later Date