On Friday January 28th 2022, Anjel Jesus Varela, loving son, brother, nephew, and father of two children passed away at the age of 30.
Anjel was born September 01st 1991 in Albuquerque, NM to Evangaline Varela. He was a resident of Albuquerque, NM his whole live until his passing.
Anjel loved spending time with his children Xavier and Heaven. He also enjoyed the knowledge of mechanic work and putting the knowledge he gained to use while repairing his own vehicles to enhance his skills. He also recently began a new hobby of air brushing and had a past time of creating art with construction of Legos.
Anjel leaves behind his mother Evangaline Varela and his adopted mother Angela Chavez, Sisters Crystal Varela and Jessica Chavez, Brothers Bernave De La Cruz Jr, Guadalupe Robledo, and Lino Melendez. The mother of his children Alexandria Lovato and their children Xavier A. Varela and Heaven A. Varela. He also leaves behind nieces and nephew that he deeply loved, along with numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Anjel is proceeded in death by Grandfather Gregorio Varela, his adopted grandmother Clorinda Chavez, and his best friend Richard Candelaria.
A Rosary will be held in his honor at 6pm on February 10th 2022 at Riverside Funeral Home (225 San Mateo Blvd). Mass will be held at 9am on February 11th 2022 at San Ignacio Catholic Church (1300 Walter St NE) followed by his burial at Mt. Calvary Cemetery (1900 Edith Blvd NE).
Pallbearers will be Miguel Lopez, Eric Marquez, Matt Luna, Lino Melendez, Richard Chavez, Guadalupe Robledo, Eric Gough, and David Escalante.
Honorary Pallbearers will be his children, nieces and nephew; Emalie, Xavier, Soleana, Heaven and Caleb.