Riverside Funeral Home Albuquerque Los Lunas Santa Fe New Mexico


Albert S. Montano
September 08, 1929 -- August 10, 2017

Albert S. Montano, age 87,  passed away peacefully Thursday, August 10. 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Las Vegas, New Mexico to Jose Louis and Maria Fortunata Montano. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard The USS John W. Thompson. Albert married J. Dolores  in 1959. He attended school for IBM programming systems. He worked for Kirtland Air Force Base at Sandia, and for the State of New Mexico. Albert was the owner/operator of an electronics store. He held an electrician license and took on many other trades throughout his life. Albert was a talented and well known jewelry maker. 

Albert is preceded in death by his parents, Jose Luis and Maria Fortunata Montano, and  wife, J. Dolores Montano. He is survived by his children, Jeana Lucero, Gloria Romero and husband Martin, Deana Trujillo and husband George, and son Albert Louis Montano. Sisters, Marcela (Stevie) Mabrey, Christine Carey and husband Vic, and Theresa Spencer, brother; Phil Delgado. 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and other relatives. 
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe Chapel at 5:00 PM with the Recitation of the Holy Rosary to follow at 6:00 PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, at 10:00 AM with Interment to follow at 12:45 PM at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with full military honors as accorded by the US Navy Honor Guard. 
Pallbearers are: Albert "Bert" Spencer, Dale Spencer, Peter Montoya, Patrick Mares, Wolfgang Mabrey, and Mark Maestas.  
Arrangements entrusted to:
Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe
3232 Cerrillos Road
(505) 395-9150


Chris Trujillo August 12, 2017

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

We are deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and friend. It is our desire to offer and provide guidance and assurance to you during this difficult time. We want to send you, our heartfelt condolences, and wish you and your family everlasting memories and peaceful reflection. May God comfort you and provide you strength. Please accept our gratitude for placing your trust in us to care for Albert, it is our privilege and honor to serve your family. Our warmest regards, Chris Trujillo and the entire staff of Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

Diolinda Romero August 13, 2017

Dear, Louis, Deana, Jeana, and Gloria, I was deeply saddened to here about your Daddy he was a beautiful person. Please accept my heartfelt condolences and all my love to the family. Love Diolinda

Martin Romero August 13, 2017

Dear: Louis, Deana, Jeana, Gloria, What I am feeling right now is hard to put into words but I want you to know I love you all I will miss Dad we had some great times I learned a great deal from him and he will always be in my heart. Martin

Robert Quintana August 15, 2017

Friend Santa Fe , New Mexico

Friend for many years. My condolence to the Montano family.

Barbara J. Lujan August 15, 2017

, New Mexico

Albert and family: I am so sorry for your loss. God Bless you today and always.

Lida Bowker August 16, 2017

friend santa fe , New Mexico

Louis and girls, So sorry for the passing of your father. He was a dear friend of mine. He was such a kind and loving person.My prayers are with all of you.rest in peace my friend

Adeline Vasquez August 28, 2017

Not related. , Arizona

Sincere condolences to the Family & friends of Albert S. Montano. I often write to those who have lost their dear loved ones, knowing the pain and sorrow that it brings to all. We are not without hope, God sees the pain we experience in our loss. He is a Fulfiller of promises and will fulfill a wonderful hope. John 5:28,29 and Acts 24:15 Sincerely, Adeline V. jw.org