Obituary of Bernie Montoya
Bernie Montoya,75 of Santa Fe,NM
Born: April 1st 1947 in Espanola,NM
Passed away: February 17,2023
of natural causes after years of enduring
a long term illness.
She work with the Espanola Schools and
Las Cumbres for many years,as a Teacher Assistant for Special need kids/adults.She
also drove the School Bus for 41 years.
Bernie was very smart and talented.She
was well known by many people.She
was very kind,lovable and caring.She
was loved by her family.She was also
referred to as ( Dr.Ruth) when anyone
needed any kind of advice,she always
knew what to say to make you feel
She had many hobbies:Diamond painting,
Adult coloring books,Reading her papers
The Sun,New Mexican,you name it,and
taking care of her plants,watching her old shows,movies,doing her word puzzles.
Going to the different casinos with her daughters and granddaughters to spend
quality time with them.She was an
Inspiration and Loved by many people.
She is preceeded in death by: Phil Diaz
(Father),Mary Diaz(Mother),Casey Montoya
Jr.(Husband),Casey Montoya 3rd,(Son)
Albert Diaz(Brother) and Kelly Archuleta
( Life long Companion).Also many
Family members.Several pet ( Dogs) who
were her babies.
Bernie is survived by her two Loving
Daughters: Mary Romero( Isaac)
and Frances Roybal.
Raquel(Peter),,Casey 4th and Isaac Jr.
Greatgrand Children: Sheri,Marcos and
Brother: Phil Diaz( Marian)
Sister: Victoria (Corky) Arellano( Richard)
Comadre: Mary Alice Molina
Son-in-law: Jerome Royal
She is also survived by many nieces,
nephews,sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws
Also close people she referred to as her children: Iffy,Jennifer and Veronica.
Life long friends: Vera,Francine,Mela and
Along with many other close friends
and family.And her beloved pets:Jeannie,
Socks and Simba.
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