Judy Ruby Chavez, age 57, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at her home in Albuquerque. She was born on January 22, 1963, in Albuquerque, NM to Patsy Marquez and Onesimo Chavez and was also raised by her step father Oscar Marquez. Judy spent most of her time caring for others as she was a compassionate and loving caregiver for the elderly. She enjoyed working with the elderly and she took great pride in providing them the ultimate care. Judy retired as a caregiver to be able to spend time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchild. Judy adored her entire family and was always there to lend a helping hand, whether it was to help cook for family gathering or babysit her grandkids, great grandson, nieces or nephews. Judy’s nurturing and motherly nature made her stand out above the rest, children of all ages flocked to her and considered her a second mother and grandmother.
Judy is survived by her mother Patsy Marquez and step father Oscar Marquez, daughter Crystal Hernandez and son in law Alex Varela, son Javier Delgado-Chavez and partner Daniel Segovia, daughter Dayna Ruiz and son in law Ervey Ruiz, grandson Justin Garcia, granddaughter Jazmyn Garcia, grandson Alejandro Varela, sister Nadine Chavez, brother Steve Chavez, brother Ernest Chavez and sister in law Luz Chavez, sister Linda Baca and fiancée Lorenzo Barela, sister Lydia Chavez and brother in law Raul Chavez, brother Oscar Marquez and sister in law Jessica Marquez, and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and relatives that loved her dearly.
The visitation and funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on December 17, 2020 at Holy Spirit Cathedral located at 1001 Barelas Rd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Bishop Orlando Trujillo will be officiating the mass and rosary. Burial will follow immediately after the funeral mass at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Directors Choice Mortuary Services. For any memorial or flower donations please contact Directors Choice at 505.275.6524.
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