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Emilia "Chona" Garcia

d. May 12, 2022

Emilia “Chona” Garcia, age 84, a resident of Questa, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2022.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Finian and Edumenia Cisneros, siblings, infant brother Felix Cisneros, Ted Cisneros,  Mary Ortega and Meliquias Martinez whom she considered a brother.  Emilia retired from the Questa Schools after working for 20 years as an educational assistant. She loved and adored all her family, but more so her grandchildren.  She was a loving and devoted wife and will be missed by all the hearts she touched.  She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Conrad Garcia, her children, Lloyd Garcia (Janet), Ruben Garcia, Danny Garcia (Yolanda), Ronnie Garcia, Norman Garcia (Clara), and Michelle Spears, 9 grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren, her siblings, Lorena Ortega, Louella Maestas, Clyde Cisneros (Ruby), Modesto Cisneros (Rosie), Gera Jaramillo (Andy), Doris Gonzales (Hector) and Cindy Rivera (Larry), plus many nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and cherished friends.

Rosary will be recited on Wednesday May 18, 2022 at 6pm at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Questa.  Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday May 19, 2022 at 11am followed by the burial at the San Pedro cemetery.

The family of Emilia “Chona” Garcia has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. 1-866-657-4019

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