Thursday, September 23, 2010

OBITUARY: Carlos Griego

Carlos Griego
(April 3, 1948-Sept. 7, 2010)

Carlos Griego passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at his home in Socorro, NM. Carlos was born in Socorro on April 3, 1948 to Elfego and Carolina (Cuellar) Griego. He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, “mi hija” Dolores Griego of Socorro; his devoted sons, Juan Carlos Griego and wife, Annalisa of Las Cruces, NM; and Miguel Griego of Socorro; two grandchildren, Jayben Espinoza; and Camille Griego; his brothers, Paul Cases and wife, Frances; David Griego and wife, Kathy; Richard Griego and wife, Julie; Elfego Griego Jr.; Levi Griego; Sam Griego; Anthony Griego; and Elmer Griego; his sisters Ida Ortega; and Geraldine Rael; his aunt, Frances Cuellar; special sister-in-law, Lily Silva; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and nieces. Carlos was a life long resident of Socorro. He was a retired US Postal worker and a member of San Miguel Catholic Church. He was also a Veteran of Vietnam serving with the US Army. Carlos was an avid golfer, winning several local and state wide tournaments. He loved his family and nieces and nephews dearly. A Memorial Rosary will be recited on Saturday, September11, 2010 at 9:15 am at San Miguel Catholic Church. A Mass of Resurrection will follow at 10:00 am with Father Andy Pavlak as Celebrant. Interment will take place in the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers are Darryl Cases, David Griego Jr., Ricky Griego Jr., Daniel Kerr, Ray Gavi, Michael Olguin Jr., Richard G. Garcia, and Elfego Griego Jr. In Lieu of flowers, any memorial contributions can be made to The Socorro
High School Golf Team or The Belen High School Golf Team. Those who wish to send condolences may do so at Services have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services,
309 Garfield, Socorro, NM 87801, (575) 835-1530

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