Andrew Arthur Guillen

Andrew Arthur Guillen 


Andrew Guillen passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024. He was 22 years old. 

Andrew was well known for his love of delicious food, his awesome beard and his beautiful smile. He enjoyed going camping with his family, as well as fishing and riding on 4-wheelers. He also loved being by the water, especially the oceans. He liked to rock to music and he enjoyed his sensory toys.  

Andrew was loved by so many people. He touched so many hearts and he was a true blessing to everyone who knew him.  We know our sweet boy is flying high and dancing with the angels! We love you, Andrew! 

Andrew is survived by his mother, Sarah Romero; father, Greg Guillen; sister, Haylee Guillen; and brother, Nathaniel Guillen, all of Belen. He is also survived by his grandparents, Art and Michelle Romero, of Belen, and Paul and Kathy Guillen, of Los Lunas; great-grandmother, Helen Guillen, of Gallup; uncle, Dustin Romero, and children, Rhett and Abigail; aunt, Carissa Martinez and husband, Felix, and their children, Mercedes Antonio and Tiffany Griego; uncle, Kevin Guillen and wife, Venessa, and their children, Kevin Jr., Karissa Clifford and Alexus. Andrew is also survived by many loving great aunts and uncles, and numerous cousins. 

Services Will be held Friday, March 15, at Calvary Chapel Rio Grande Valley, 19381 N.M. 314, in Belen, with a visitation from 9:30-10 a.m., and a funeral service from 10-11 a.m. 

Clara Garcia is the editor and publisher of the Valencia County News-Bulletin.
She is a native of the city of Belen, beginning her journalism career at the News-Bulletin in 1998 as the crime and courts reporter. During her time at the paper, Clara has won numerous awards for her writing, photography and typography and design both from the National Newspaper Association and the New Mexico Press Association.

The Valencia County News-Bulletin is a locally owned and operated community newspaper, dedicated to serving Valencia County since 1910 through the highest journalistic and professional business standards. The VCNB is published weekly on Thursdays, including holidays both in print and online.