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Obituaries

Jennifer Lee Ortega
October 25, 1982 -- June 10, 2018

After a 3-year battle with Cancer, our strong, courageous and beautiful Jennifer Lee Ortega, age 35, passed away at her home in Cerro NM on June 10, 2018. Jennifer touched the lives of numerous family and friends with the love, laughter, strength and most of all her Faith that she shared with so many.

Jennifer was born on October 25, 1982 in Rock Springs, Wyoming to Allan D. Vigil and Julie M. Archuleta.  She attended Questa Elementary and graduated from Questa high school.  Jennifer went to NM State and graduated from Luna as a RN (registered nurse).  Jennifer worked at Holy Cross Hospital for 8 years.  On July 4, 2015 she married her husband Robert Ortega Jr.

During her time at Holy Cross Hospital she touched the lives of many of her patients, fellow staff members and countless friends.

Preceded in death by Allan D. Vigil (father) and Patsy Ortega (Aunt). Jennifer is survived by her daughter’s Aalyiah and Jordyn Martinez, her husband Robert Ortega Jr. and Makayla and Ryan Ortega. She is also survived by Julie Gonzales (mother), Marvin and Betty Archuleta (grandparents), Marcus and Juan Gonzales (brothers).  Aunts and uncles; Christine and Ruben Duran and family; Marvin and Juli Archuleta and family; Mark Ortega and family; the Ortega family, the Rael family and many extended relatives and friends.

A Rosary will be held on June 14, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Church at 7:00 pm in Questa NM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be June 15, 2018 at 10:00 am also at St. Anthony’s Church. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery in Cerro NM.  

Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

Santa Fe, NM 87507

505-395-9150

Condolences

Annette June 14, 2018

Toledo , Ohio

May God  comfort each of  you during this time. Through his Word he assures us that he will replace death  with life, sickness with  perfect health and suffering with  joy. He yearns to bring back many who have fallen asleep in death, to see them live again right here on earth under the best of conditions. Isaiah 33:24 John 5:28,29 Psalms 37:29

Chris Trujillo June 13, 2018

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

We are deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, 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 Jennifer, 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

R.R. June 15, 2018

Friend Phoenix

Losing someone we love is nothing easy, but knowing that we have been able to be a part of the life of that person, we can realize that we are blessed to have been able to share in their life before they went to rest. My sincere condolences. – Revelation 21:4-

R.R. June 15, 2018

Friend Phoenix

Losing someone we love is nothing easy, but knowing that we have been able to be a part of the life of that person, we can realize that we are blessed to have been able to share in their life before they went to rest. My sincere condolences. – Revelation 21:4-

Marie Rivera-Sanchez June 15, 2018

Santa Fe , New Mexico

Our deepest condolences to the Vigil and Ortega families. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Marie and Emilio Sanchez