Armelina “Mae” Vallejos James 


Armelina “Mae” Vallejos James

Armelina “Mae” Vallejos James, age 79, peacefully passed away in Belen on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023.  

She is survived by her husband, William, “Bill” James; her children, Maxine (Keith), Ramona (Scott), Christina (Hector), Todd, and Ted and Darcye (Curt), and each of their families, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her siblings, nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Armelina is preceded in death by her parents, Maximiliano and Mauricia; daughter, Maria; and son, Tad; sisters, Isabel, Cleo and Josephine; grandson, Raymond; and great-grandson, Gage.  

Thank you to her sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews for their gentle and loving care during her illness. A very special thanks to Garlene Vallejos and Joyce Rue for their around-the-clock dedication to her health and wellbeing.  

Words will never be enough to adequately show appreciation to you all.  

Please sign Armelia’s online tribute at Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen. 

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