Cheree Delores Hitchcock
Cheree Delores Hitchcock, age 67, went to be with Jesus on March 5, 2022, after a sudden and brief battle with cancer.
The daughter of Richard and Vada Ross, Cheree was a lifelong resident of New Mexico. She had a passion for decorating, flowers, and loved all her little “critters” dearly.
Her family and friends meant the world to her, and her knack for gift giving showed it! As a grandma, Cheree was tops. Affectionately dubbed “Cool Granny” by the grandkids, they were most blessed to be showered with her constant encouragement, praise, love and positivity. The special “cousins together at grandma’s house” times will be greatly missed.
Cheree is survived by her loving husband, Steve Wright; her two sons, Danny Hitchcock and Joe Hitchcock, and their families; her stepchildren, Craig Wright and Teri Rolan, and their families.
As a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, our memories of Cheree will be the sweetest.
A celebration of her life will be held on a date yet to be determined.
William J. Jamieson
William J. Jamieson, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed peacefully Wednesday, March 9, 2022.
He is survived and cherished by his wife of 39 years, Vicki Jamieson; daughter and son-in-law, Shelly and Howard Henderson; son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Paula Jamieson; son, Travis Jamieson and fiancé, Amanda Terrel; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Cyndi Keys; son and daughter-in-law, John and Pam Keys; grandchildren, Jacob and Peyton Leigh Henderson, Taylor Jamieson and fiancé, Dylan Greenlee, Leah Jamieson, Kayla and Tommy Terrel, Natalee and husband, Jarred Cameron, KaylaShay Brandon, Kiera Keys, Kelsey and Will DeRaad, Mackenzie and Peyton Keys; and five great-grandchildren.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, William Embery and Catherine Jamieson.
Bill cherished spending time with his family. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and shooting with his gun club.
Those who knew him loved how he shared his stories about his time in the military or the latest Lobo game he had seen. He touched many lives in his career as a nurse and educator and always had a smile for everyone he met.
Services will be held Friday, March 25, with the viewing from 10-11 a.m., with a service from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at FRENCH-University. A celebration of life will follow at the Jamieson residence in Los Lunas.
Please visit our online guestbook for William at FrenchFunerals.com. French – University, 1111 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, 505-843-6333.
Veronica E. Marlar (Gabaldon)
Veronica E. Marlar (Gabaldon), born March 10, 1955, passed away on March 6, 2022, after an extended illness.
Her family nickname was Bonnie the Bon, of which she embodied that sweetness but also displayed tenacity and strength, no matter what came her way. Veronica earned her spiritual wings many years ago.
Veronica is survived by her mother, Lala Gabaldon; her children, Joseph (Robert) Miller (wife, Lydia), and Alyssa and Diego Marlar; her grandchildren, Julian and Jace Miller; sisters, Patricia, Susan (husband, John Duran), Irene and Angela; and brothers, Gilbert and Gregory (wife, Leticia).
Veronica is preceded in death by her father, Gillie Gabaldon; brother, Mario Gabaldon; grandparents, Raquel (Nestor) Jaramillo, Tomas Garcia, Juan and Lugarda (Padilla) Gabaldon; as well as a multitude of loving uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will take place at Our Lady of Belen Church on Friday, March 18. The Rosary will be from 9:30-10 a.m., to be followed by a celebration of life Mass from 10-11 a.m. Burial will be at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens, where Veronica will be laid to rest with her brother, Mario.
The family would like to publicly thank the amazing staff at Presbyterian Hospital. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI, nami.org/Home).
Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, 418 W. Reinken Ave., 505-864-4448, where an online guest register is available at noblin.com.
Ronald Robert Olguin
Ronald Robert Olguin, age 68, a resident of Peralta, passed on to our Lord at 7:55 a.m., March 3, 2022.
Surrounded by his family, Ron was able to pass to the Lord while he remained in the comforts of his home during his last moments on Earth. He was given less than six months to live and fought pancreatic cancer for over two years. Ron continued to fight and never gave up as he wanted to spend every precious moment with his beloved family, friends and clients.
He was a life-long resident of Peralta and was a proud part of the community. Ron provided care for family while in high school, graduating from Los Lunas High School in 1972 and went on to graduate from Northern New Mexico College in 1974. He was a career-long barber/hair stylist, who never wanted to retire as he loved his clients.
Ron is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Elizabeth Carbajal-Olguin.
He is survived by his son, Ernest (Mary); daughters, Alberta Olguin and Annette Baca (Brandon Jaramillo). He left many memories and words of wisdom to continue his desire for a collective community. This collective community includes his grandchildren, Bailey, Antonio and Amanda Olguin, Alexis, Alyssa and Ashley Baca; great-grandchild, Kayden Perez; first grand-dog, Milo; siblings, Carl Olguin, Robert Olguin (Maxine), Debbie Gabaldon (Norbert), Bryan Olguin (Gabby), Karen Viramontes (Paul), Renee Bouma (Bill) and Dr. David Olguin (Francisco).
Ron lived to promote belief in Jesus Christ, and ascribed to healthy moral and ethical principles while walking life without fear. He would say, “I lived a good life and I’ve been where I’ve wanted to be.”
Ron couldn’t pass up a good deal. He would say, “If it’s in the budget then buy it.” Ron lived a life that continually included family and friends. If he wasn’t at a get-together, on afternoon to overnight motorcycle rides, increasing his collection, seeking spiritual and religious strength, he helped operations at the Bosque Farms Flea Market.
Ron also continued customer service at Ron’s Place until his last days. His passion, determination and care for his customers were evident. Each one of these clients had their own special relationship with Ron. When unable to stand on his own, he instructed his family members to hold him upright while he finished the last of his appointments. And, for this, Ron’s family expresses a heart-felt thank you to the community he so loved to serve, and who-in-turn loved him.
In honor and respect for Ron, a public visitation will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church at 10 a.m., Friday, March 18. A Rosary will be recited at 11 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Cemetery.
A get-together will take place at the home of his daughter, Annette. It is encouraged that any gifts be personal donations to St. Jude Cancer Fund or Project Purple.
A heart felt thanks to all of his family and friends who came to help keep him in personal, spiritual and religious comfort.
Please sign Ronald’s online tribute at romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.
William C. Paradise
William C. Paradise, age 72, a resident of Belen, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2022.
He was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. William served in the United States Army, and was a police officer in California. His last job was as a supervisor of security at The Downs in Albuquerque.
William enjoyed watching his western movies and playing his guitar, which was his favorite. He loved his coffee and cigarettes.
William is preceded in death by his father, Boyd Paradise; and mother, Pauline Little.
He is survived by his wife, Gertie Paradise; three daughters, Michele, Stacy and Jamie Paradise; one son, Billy Paradise; three stepsons, Casey, Joey (Naomi) and Abel Lueras (Nadine); one stepdaughter, Loretta Lueras; one sister, Sandra Paradise; several grandkids, great-grandkids, nieces and nephews.
Bill was a person with so much love and respect in his heart. R.I.P. my love, I will forever love you.
Please sign William’s online tribute at romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.
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