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Carmelita (Martinez) Gutierrez

February 10, 1980 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 40)


Carmelita Gutierrez was called home to be with our Lord Jesus on July 5, 2020.

She is survived by her daughter, Christianna Gutierrez and Cisco Rodriguez; her son, Dominik Gutierrez; her mother, Georgianna Briscoe Gallegos and stepfather, Tibo Gallegos of Los Lunas; her brother, Matthew Martinez of Los Lunas; sister, Marie Martinez; Grandchildren, Julius Rodriguez, Royce Rodriguez and Maylene Rodriguez; stepsisters, Brenda Griego and Lisa Postleweigh of Los Lunas; aunts, Louann Mendoza and Helen Chavez, both of Albuquerque; uncles, George Briscoe Jr. of Moriarty and Michael Anthony Briscoe of Texas, Arturo Rael of Rio Rancho; Shirley and Richard Padilla and family of Albuquerque, Tony and Helen Martinez of Bernalillo, Pat and Joann Martinez of Las Vegas, NM, Mike and Diane Martinez and family of Albuquerque, Edna and Robert Jiron and family of Isleta; cousin, David and Jessica Mendoza of Albuquerque and many, many others.  She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Martinez of Albuquerque.

Carmen was a free spirit, wonderful caring and loving. Giving her love for people and animals was like no other.

She will be so deeply missed by all of us.

Visitation will be from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm followed by a Rosary at 7:00 pm Monday, July 13, 2020 at Director’s Choice Mortuary Services, 9316 Susan Avenue SE, Albuquerque, NM  87123 with Deacon Mark Bussmeier reciting.

Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 14, 2020 by Fr. Edmund Savilla at Church of the Ascension, 2150 Raymac Road SW, Albuquerque, NM  87105

Cremation will follow.   



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July 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Director's Choice Mortuary Services
9316 Susan Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Recitation of the Rosary
July 13, 2020

7:00 PM
Director's Choice Mortuary Services
9316 Susan Avenue SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123

Funeral Mass
July 14, 2020

10:00 AM
Church of the Acsension
2150 Raymac Rd. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105

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