Riverside Funeral Home Albuquerque Los Lunas Santa Fe New Mexico


Jesse C. Maestas

Jesse Maestas, 40, a resident of Alcalde entered the gates of Heaven on May 3, 2018. Jesse was preceded in death by his Father, Delven Maestas, Grandparents Eloy and Sophia Maestas, Grandfather Avaristo Romero and Uncle Bruce.  Jesse is survived by his beloved Mother, Nary; Brothers Leroy and Ivan (Yvette); Sister Tonya (Steven), Grandmother Dora Romero; his girlfriend, Yvette; Nieces: Janelle, Janeen, Briana, Jordan, Kaitlan, Janaya, Lexi, Stevie Rae and Nephew Devonne.  Uncles Roy and Joe (Maria), Aunt Rose and Uncle Bob Reid and Cousin Jennifer who loved him like a son and brother, Adrina (Ricky), Annabelle (Mike), Betty (Doug), and Cindy.  Uncle Frankie (Vangie) Maestas and good friends, Letthie and Keith. Also, many other relatives and friends and also his dogs Mali, Shadow, and Diamond.

Jesse and his brothers were raised alongside their cousins and so they were all very close.  Grandma Dora babysat them while their mother was at school and work so he developed a strong bond with Grandma and Grandpa Romero.  As a young boy he spent time with his aunt in the East and developed a love for deep sea fishing from his uncle and managed to collect a few pet hermit crabs that he brought back to New Mexico.  Jesse had a lifetime love of animals and to the end of his life was happy to show his ducks, geese, chickens and roosters because everyone was curious to see what his latest addition was.  He loved the outdoors: camping, fishing, and hunting and gardening. 

Above all Jesse loved and believed in Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Jesse was a quiet and tranquil man but very compassionate and loving who had a strong love for his mother, brothers and extended family. He was peaceful and easygoing. Jesse will always be remembered for the fine man he was and he will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Rock Christian Outreach, 919 N. Riverside Drive in Española, NM, at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Chimayo, with burial to follow at Nuestra Señora de Carmel Cemetery. The family will gather for a meal immediately following the burial at the Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall in Chimayo. Serving the family as pallbearers will be Jonathan Cordova, Antonio Trujillo, Patrick Vargas, Sammy Sherwood, Keith Romero, Nelson Martinez, Albino Valdez, and Jesse Vigil.  Honorary pallbearers are his Nieces and Nephew.  To sign the on-line guest register book for Jesse, please go to www.RiversideFunerals.com


Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

(505) 395-9150


Chris Trujillo May 07, 2018

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

We are deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved son, grandson, nephew, cousin, 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 Jesse, 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

Armando & Lennett Rendon May 08, 2018

Aunt and Uncle Espanola , New Mexico

Our sincerest condolences to all the families that loved Jesse. Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. May God provide you with the needed strength during this difficult time. Jesse will always be remembered by us because of his willingness to help whenever he saw us working in our yard. He was a wonderful person and always respected us. May he rest in peace. Lennett & Armando Rendon

Jennifer Fetchko May 09, 2018

Cousin Manville , New Jersey

I’m sorry I can’t be there. My love to you and the family. Jesse will be remembered. Much love and grace. Hugs!!!

Elmer Martinez May 09, 2018

Good friend Chimayo , New Mexico

So sorry for your loss amor always your in our prayers Los Martinez family from Chimayo amor.

Kathy May 09, 2018

Friend Espanola , New Mexico

I love you Yvette I know your heart is broken RIP.AKA Sancho/ JESSE

Kathy May 09, 2018

Sister in christ with Yvette and Jessa Espanola , New Mexico

The love between the two of you was a love given to you by Jesus hang on to that Yvette for I know in my heart Jesse loves you with all his well-being. You are his forever and ever a woman. I have known him for a very long time he was very respectful , he was a homebody and loved kicking back with his girl Yvette.. May you rest in peace my homie my friend my brother and Christ Jesse. Rest with the angels

Joseph Segura May 13, 2018

Albuquerque , New Mexico

I am so sorry for your loss. I am the outreach person for The Compassionate Friends. We are a local group of parents who have lost a child or children. We know the grief, we have walked the path. If the parent(s) and/or grandparents) of the deceased would like to attend our bi-Monthly meetings, join our Facebook pages or receive The Compassionate Friends monthly newsletter or receive contact phone numbers please contact me. Once again I am so sorry for your loss. Please contact us for information. Albqcompfrnds@gmail.com

Williams Family May 13, 2018

Minister Bloomfield , Michigan

Condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. May God bring you comfort and peace.

Annabelle and Michael Lopez May 17, 2018

Aunt and Uncle

My dear nephew. It's hard to realize that you really are gone. I miss your smile, your voice, your silly jokes, your enthusiasm when you talked about your animals, and I miss our talks.. Rest in peace, mi hito, until we meet again.