Riverside Funeral Home Albuquerque Los Lunas Santa Fe New Mexico


Betty Cervantes
87 years old, Born on April 13,1930, passed away on March 6th, peacefully surrounded by her loved ones, and now she is an Angel of God. Born in Grants NM, she resided in Gallup for 49
years and worked for Gallup Public Schools for 25 years and retired as a cook Manager, she  resided in Bluewater Acres for 23 years and worked with Thoreau Schools for 5 years. She moved to Albuquerque in 2010 and spent her last 8 years here, with her Daughter Dora as her caregiver. She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Joe Cervantes, also by her parents Jose and Luisa Trujillo, and her brother Arthur, 2 infants daughters Carlotta and Ruthie Jean and adult son Anthony (Mofe). She is survived by her Sister Virginia Cortez her daughter Dora (caregiver) and Guillermo Lajeuenesse ,Phyllis and Andrew Blea, Irene Sena, John and Veronica Cervantes,  and Steven and Liz Cervantes. 19 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Betty is loved by so many and will never be forgotten, Pallbearers will be her Granddaughters Dolly, Jeanette, Jessie, Selia, Cindy, Andrea, Tanya, Christina, Desiree, Hillary and Felicia. Viewing will be Friday 5-7:00 pm at Riverside Funeral Home 225 San Mateo NE 87108, Services will be on Saturday at Holy Family Church 562 Atrisco sw, 87105
Viewing at 8:00, Rosary at 8:30 followed by mass and Burial at Mount Calvary Cemetery 1900 Edith Blvd 87102. Reception will be Immediately following the Funeral at Holy Family Church (small hall located in NE corner of parking lot). 



Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764-9663



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Please accept our condolences and have the strength from God during this time of sorrow. I hope that the promise in John 6:40 and Revelation 21:4 can bring comfort and hope to the Family in these distressing times as well. A life without tears and pain will soon be a reality.