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Fortunato G "Forgee" Gallegos Obituary

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“On behalf of the family of the late Manuel V. Gallegos of Pueblo Co., cousin to Fortunato, we wish to extend our deepest sympathy to his wife and...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Gallegos Rael - CO

“Frances and family, We are so sorry to hear of Forgees death. M prayers are with you. Lily and Family, Diane, Patsy, Benny, Tony and...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Lily Montoya - Las Vegas, , NM

“We send our condolences along with our fondest memories and prayers. Sent with all our love Mr. and Mrs. Flores ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Tony and Cilvia Flores - Indio, CA

“Rest in Peace Uncle Forge. You will be missed. Thank you for the wonderful blessings you gave to us with your Sons and Daughter. Love - Veronica ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Veronica Ramirez - Chicago, IL

“In your time of sorrow Know that God is there He will hold you in His arms And wipe away your tears He understands your pain He feels the grief...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Faustin Rito Baca - San Antonio, TX

“Dear Family, We would like you to know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May your faith and beautiful memories sustain all of you...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Rita & David Marquez - Pueblo, CO

“Eileen, My condolences to you and your family during this time of grief. God bless you! Pat GonzalesAV ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Pat Gonzales - Albuquerque, NM

“Compasion mas profunda. Eileen, my dearest friend, Frances and the entire family of Fortunato Gallegos, may God Bless you all and help you through...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Bessie Muzumdar - Santa Fe, NM

“Paul and I would like to express our deepest sympathy for the loss of Fortunato. We hope that your wonderful memories of him bring you comfort and...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Flora Gallegos - Las Vegas, NM

“My condolences to your family during this time of grief. may the God of all comfort help you to endure. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: JAMES LONG

“On behalf of the French Family of Companies we express our deepest condolences. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Richard T. Stewart and Team - NM


Age 95, a resident of Villanueva, NM, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Frances Gallegos; daughter, Eileen Gallegos-Lewis and husband, Ross; sons, Richard "Eugie" Gallegos and wife, Shariy Schuler, Anthony "Gary" Gallegos and wife, Pauline, and Charles "Chuck" Gallegos. He is also survived by nine grandchildren; one great grandson; brother, John Gallegos; and sister, Luciana Lucero; and many other family members and friends. Mr. Gallegos was preceded in death by his parents, Porfirio and Respicia Gonzales Gallegos and his brother, Piedad, and sisters Otilia and Cipriana. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Villanueva, NM. Forgee served our country honorably during WWII in the African and European Theater. He was the owner of Tito's Bar , a rancher, and was the first State Park Superintendent for the Villanueva State Park. A Prayer Vigil / Rosary will be held Friday, March 9, 2012, 7:00 PM at French - Westside Chapel. Mass will be celebrated Saturday, March 10, 2012, 11:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe - Villanueva, NM. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery. Friends may visit French, Friday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish PO Box 39, Villanueva, NM 87583.