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Cecilia Cortez

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Cecilia M. Cortez “La Titi”, 66, of Taos passed away in peace in her home on April 5, 2010 after a lengthy illness. Cecilia was a great woman and a woman of faith. She was simply “THE BEST” and will always be remembered for her caring nature, always willing to assist others before taking care of her own needs. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Daniel F. Cortez, parents, Jose Estevan and Ester Mondragon, sister, Molly Montoya, niece, Kathy Mondragon and brother in law, Frank Montoya. Cecilia is survived by her only son, Francisco E. Cortez and wife, Gail, who she was very proud of. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Francisco Jr., Santiago and Daniela, who she adored very much, sister, Manuelita Mondragon and brother, Dennis Mondragon and wife, Priscilla and many very special nieces and nephews and friends.

Rosary was recited on April 7, 2010 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Funeral mass was held on April 8, 2010 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Interment was held on April 9, 2010 at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.

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Name Cecilia Cortez
Date of Birth
Date of Death April 5th, 2010
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Rivera Family Funeral Home
Location 818 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
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Glenda Vallejos Anaya published condolence .

I AM SORRY FOR THE DEATH OF YOUR MOM. SHE WAS TRULY A GOOD WOMAN. MAY SHE REST IN PEACE AND MAY GOD COMFORT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

  

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Jose, Paula And Kids published condolence .

Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Kiko,Gail and kids please know that we love you. I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. I Love You.

  

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Mary Friday published condolence .

Kiko, Gail and family- I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. She was a wonderful person and I always enjoyed visiting with her. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Much love to you all- Mary

  

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Evelyn Gallegos published condolence .

Francisco & Family, Know that others care and are praying for you. Find comfort in the good memories of your madrecita. Find comfort also in the promises of Christ who has gone to prepare a place for us. Promising you my prayers. Evelyn

  

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Christina Mares & Family published condolence .

Francisco, Gail, Francisco, Santiago & Daniela, Our condolances on the passing of Titi. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. I know Titi was a dear friend of my Grandma Julia for many years. They are back together again....

  

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Raul Patsy Vigil published condolence .

Francisco, Gail & family, our sincere condolences May God bless you & give you peace and strength, our prayers are with you and your family.

  

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Debra & Anthony Mondragon published condolence .

Francisco, Gail, and kids, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of such a beautiful and loving lady... your mom was very special. God just added another special angel to watch over us all! If there is anything we can do please dont hesitate to let us know.

  

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Ernesto Hurtado published condolence .

Francisco my dear friend.. there are no words that describe what you are going through right now, but know this - our Lord Jesus Christ is there with you every step of the way and yes it will be difficult for sometime, but time is a healer. There is confort in the fact that your mother left you with MANY MANY wonderful memories, she will be with you always..at every junction of your life she will be there to guide you..her laugh, her certain way of doing things. Take care of yourself and your family....Ernesto

  

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Katherine Serna published condolence .

Cortez Family, I just heard of Cecilia's passing and I am so sorry. I knew Cecilia, she was a wonderful women. She was good to me. I'll never forget her. She will live on through her memories. XXO

  

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June Chavez published condolence .

Francisco and Gail, We are very sorry to hear of your loss!! Titi meant the world to us. She was a great friend to all our family. We will deeply miss her. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless You and your family and help you through this most difficult time. Valentin Rodriguez June, Isaac and Larissa Chavez

  

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Ron And Sharon Salazar published condolence .

My deepest condolences to Fransico and your entire family and she was a wonderful person. May god bless you and help heal the sorrow, she is with God now, resting in peace.

  

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Antonio & Valerie Fresquez &boys published condolence .

Kiko, Gail, Little Kiko, Saint, & Daniela, We are deeply sorry for tho loss of your mom and grandma we know how special she was to all of you. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  

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Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Montez published condolence .

Kiko, Gail and family, We are so sorry to hear of your Momma's passing. She was a wonderful lady. She taught me so much; she always would make me laugh. She will be missed greatly. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Love, Christina & Ronald

  

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Yancey & Melissa Ranspot published condolence .

We will all miss Titi and how caring she was to our children as well. Love The Ranspots

  

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Vivian Trujillo published condolence .

I'm so sorry about the loss of Titi. She was a great person and always a pleasure to be around. I know she will be missed by everyone.

  

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Denise & Edward Vigil published condolence .

Kiko, Gail, & Family -- Your mom was such a sweet and beautiful lady, and she will be missed dearly. She was also a friend of my mom's. Her beauty will live forever in the hearts of everyone who knew her. We pray that God will bless you and comfort you during this most difficult time and always. Love -- Denise and Edward

  

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Eileen & Ernestina Pacheco published condolence .

Francisco & Family, We were so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. She was a great friend to my mom. May the Lord comfort you during this difficult time. Remember time heals all wounds. Now we have three graves to decorate in Santa Fe and the tradition will continue. Always Cherish the good times you had of your mom. Our Prayers are with you.

  

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Don Graham published condolence .

Francisco, Gail and family, Our deepest sympathy in your loss. Your mother will be greatly missed. May God bless you during this difficult time. The Graham family

  

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Anna Fresquez published condolence .

Fransisco, Gail and family, I am very sorry for your loss. I pray to God to give you courage to overcome this grief. May the memories of your mom give you comfort.

  

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Eric Sanchez published condolence .

FRANSICO AND GAIL VERY SAD TO HEAR OF YOUR MOMS PASSING.SHE WAS A VERY SPECIAL LADY,WHO WILL BE MISSED.OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. IF YOU NEED AYTHING PLEASE CALL AND LET US KNOW.

  

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Jolene Ortiz, Vanessa Ortiz & Martin Dimas published condolence .

Francisco, Gail and family, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. She was such a wonderful woman and she was always a great friend to our Grandma Julia. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. She will be with you always. Lots of love, Jolene, Vanessa, & Martin

  

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Chirre & Dennis Keckler published condolence .

Francisco and Gail, Please remember that you and the kids are in our thoughts and prays at this time. While your mom is in a better place with the Lord, it is still hard on the family that is missing her. Please let us know if you need anything. Keckler Family.

  

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Leslie Grainger-Haynes published condolence .

Querido Francisco, Ceci, was just the best in working and playing with my Father (Dick Grainger) brother (Richie)and Mom (Margo). We had so much fun always laughing and joking.I think I spent so much time at Pioneer because of my love for Ceci. Your family is remembered at this time and my prayers are with you.I think she is laughing right now with Rich, Dad and Mom... she was the best!! With affection. Leslie

  

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Sonya Rodriguez published condolence .

francisco and family, im so sorry to hear about your mom. she was such a dear friend of my family. stay strong, because it is hard. you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers!

  

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Patricia And Enrique Gonzales And Family published condolence .

Francisco and Family, I am so sad to hear about the loss of your Mom. She was such a wonderful person, who was always there when you needed her. I am greatful to have had her as a friend. I know how hard it is to lose your Mother and I pray that God give you the strength to get through this loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless you all....

  

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Len And Anna Rivera published condolence .

Francisco and Gail, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a wonderful and faithful woman. I am glad that I have known her my whole life. She is in Heaven with our Lord and sitting with all the Angels watching over you and your family. She will be missed dearly. All my Prayers are with you. God Bless.

  

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Carlos Martinez published condolence .

My Condolences to the Cortez family. I first met Cecilia many years ago when she worked with my mother. Dan was also a good friend of mine. Carlos and Jeanette Martinez

  

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