Riverside Funeral Home Albuquerque Los Lunas Santa Fe New Mexico


Nettie Griego
December 04, 1942 -- June 05, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Nettie Griego announces her passing on Tuesday, 6/5/2018 at the age of 75. Nettie was born in Bernalillo, NM and lived the majority of her life in Bernalillo. Nettie graduated from Bernalillo High School in 1961. She worked in the Sandoval County Clerk’s office in the late 1960’s until she ran for office in 1979 and was elected Sandoval County Clerk and served two terms between 1979-1982. She served a third term in 1987-1988 when she was once again re-elected County Clerk.  She retired after 17 years as an administrative assistant from the Sandoval County District Attorney’s office.

Nettie is preceded in death by her mother and father, Julia and Abelicio Moya, sister Isabel Gonzales (Filimon Gonzales) and sons, Alex Lucero and Danny Lucero.  Nettie will be lovingly remembered by her children Donna Lucero, Yolanda Lucero, and son Matt Armenta and his father, Matt Armenta, Sr. and his wife Theresa Armenta and son Marcus Armenta.  She will be fondly remembered by her grandchildren: Paul Lopez (Lisa Mansfield), Adriana Lopez, Melissa Lucero (TJ Roybal), Tommy Lucero (Suzanne Lucero), Tammy Lucero (Steven Dominguez), JoAngel Lucero, Danielle Lucero, Destiny Lucero, Matthew Armenta, and Alejandro Armenta.  She will be deeply missed by her siblings Lena Archibeque (Jerry Archibeque), Gloria Dominguez (Roger Dominguez), Tony Moya (Cecilia Moya), Esther Archibeque (Johnny Archibeque), Laura Moya (John Espinoza), Sandra Lucero (Henry Lucero), and Kathy Rivera (Donald Rivera). Nettie also leaves behind 13 great grandchildren, 22 nieces and nephews, 25 great nieces and nephews, and 37 great great nieces and nephews.  She will also be forever remembered by her extended family and dear friends.  

Visitation will begin at 10:30am with a rosary to be recited at 11:00am and funeral mass at 12:00pm in memory of Nettie Griego on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Our Lady of Sorrows (OLOS) Catholic Church, 301 S Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004. A reception will follow at the Sandoval County Sheriff’s Posse at 1043 Rodeo Ln, Bernalillo, NM 87004. Pallbearers:  Paul Lopez, Tommy Lucero, Matthew Armenta, Marcus Armenta, TJ Roybal and Steven Dominguez. Honorary Pallbearers:  Roger Jameson, Luke Lopez, Alex Lopez, Liam Lopez, Steven Dominguez, and Alejandro Armenta.  Condolences and flowers in memory of Nettie will be accepted on Monday before 5pm at the OLOS Catholic Church social center.  


Arrangements entrusted to:

 Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

 225 San Mateo NE

(505) 764-9663

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Matt & Teresa Armenta June 09, 2018

Tijeras , New Mexico

Nettie was a big part of my life she gave me my Mattie we will miss her . Donna Yolanda we share your pain we both love you very much

Marlene Martinez June 11, 2018

Friend Albuquerque , New Mexico

My thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to all the family. I have had the pleadure of knowing the family for almost 30 years, and participated in many family events, and parties. Nettie was always a great woman, and welcomed my family with open arms. R I P Heaven's new angel (Nettie).

Kathleen Kelley June 10, 2018

Friend Albuquerque , New Mexico

Sandra, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am sorry for your loss.

Nina Ortiz June 10, 2018

Friend , New Mexico

I am deeply sorry for your families loss. Nettie was such a sweet person and she will be sadly missed by so many. She will forever be with you in your hearts and in do many of your memories. She walks with God now but looks over her loved ones as she always did!

Michelle June 11, 2018

Friend Albuquerque , Nevada

My dearest Nette, I'm praying you're resting peacefully. To the family, I'm sorry for your loss. I worked with Nettie (spaghetti) at the D.A.'s office. She was always such a great help and mentor. She knew her stuff and helped teach me. I'm forever grateful for her. <3

Melissa June 11, 2018

Granddaughter Placitas , New Mexico

Grandma.. this is never gonna get easy. I was like your little shadow.. you couldn't leave anywhere without me and I am gonna miss you like crazy. You will always and forever be in my heart and I am so grateful that you were my grandma. I couldn't if asked for a better grandma. I know now you will be watching over us. I love you grandma forever and ever... Rest easy grandma we all love you. Love Melissa, TJ, Mia, Gabby and Miranda


NIECE Albuquerque , New Mexico

Words can never express the pain in ones heart, when a loved one has been taken home. We are so sorry for your loss. However we all know God has his plan, and we trust Antie Nettie is the loving arms of our Lord. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Donna Yolanda, Matt and yours. May the Lord send you comfort and peace today and always, Your Mom was a Beautiful woman loving caring and a Great grandma. Her Love will never die but remain forever in your hearts. She will be missed dearly. May God Bless you all.. Love Ted and Pat Sanchez

Lopez Family June 10, 2018

Family Albuquerque , New Mexico

Grama, We are missing you so much. We know you are watching over us now and will forever be our Angel. Thank you for always making our holidays and get togethers a special time with your delicious banana pudding we all loved. No one has the Grama Nettie touch. It won’t be the same without you but we know you’ll always be there with us in our hearts. We love you Grama Nettie! The out pour of love and support during this time has been greatly appreciated by our family. Thank you to all who have reached out. All our love, Paul, Lisa, Luke, Alex, Isabella and Liam.

vera June 12, 2018

godchild Tijeras , New Mexico

God took another angel home, I will miss our conversations and laughs but most of all your advise. in good times and in bad times, love you

Jennifer, Josh, and Jonah Manning June 11, 2018

Niece, Nephew-in-law, and great nephew Erie , Colorado

We will truly miss our beloved Auntie Nettie. She Loved her family dearly. We will always cherish our memories of our wonderful aunt.

Adriana and Aubrey June 14, 2018

Granddaughters Albuquerque , New Mexico

We will miss you dearly, Grandma Nettie. Thank you for being such a strong matriarch and loving and generous woman. We love you forever and always. Rest peacefully Grams.