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Pauline (Montoya) Baca
April 21, 1946 -- December 26, 2018

Pauline (Montoya) Baca, 72, from San Juan, New Mexico, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on December 26th.  She was a life-long resident of San Juan and was an active member of San Miguel Del Vado church and an active member of her community.  Pauline was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, Godmother and friend.  She is survived by husband, Gabino Baca, Sr., her sons: Gabino (Gabby) Baca, Jr., Arthur Baca (Farah), David Baca (Janel); and her daughter Paula Quintana (Sebastian); and her special nephew, whom she helped raise, Julian Montoya. She had eight grandchildren: Noel Lucero (Anthony), Nicholas Baca (Ariel), Lyneah Madrid (Matt), Kevin Baca (Desiree), Alysia Quintana (Brandon), Jonah Baca, Jayna Baca, and Olivia Quintana.  Her ten great-grandchildren:  Aubryanna Baca, Amaziah Madrid, Elias Baca, Abigail Lucero, Analeiya Madrid, Anastasia Madrid, Arianna Baca, Sophia Lucero, Zoey Baca and Mason Wier.  She is also survived by her sisters:  Flora Gallegos (Ray), Norella Ortiz (William) and Rose Baros (Everett).  Sister-in-Laws, Dolores Tapia, Fidelia Sandoval, Isabel Baca, Brother-in-Law, Margarito Baca, Jesus Aguilar.

She is preceded in death by: her father, Augustine Montoya; her mother, Mariquita Jiron; step father, Nabor Jiron; her brother, Gilbert Montoya; her sisters: Lila Aguilar, Nancy Lucero and Feliz Gallegos; special family, whom she helped raise:  Pedro Cobos and Erminio Padilla. Brother-in-Laws, Cleofes Baca, Antonio Baca, Sister-in-Law, Luciana Flores.

Pauline will be remembered most by her beautiful smile and kind heart.  She will be greatly missed, but never forgotten.

The Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM at San Miguel Del Vado Catholic Church in Ribera, NM.  The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM at San Miguel Del Vado with Interment to follow at San Juan Cemetery immediately following the funeral mass.

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Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Rd.