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Tomas Garcia

February 23, 1932 — January 20, 2023

Tomas C. Garcia was born in San Rafael, N.M. February 23, 1932. He peacefully passed

away on January 20, 2023, at his home surrounded by his children and grandchildren. He was

90 years old.

Tomas lived a full productive life. He was a man that was constantly busy and wore

many hats. Not only was he a great husband, beloved father, grandfather, and great

grandfather. He was a miner, owner of Palomas Bar and lifelong member of La Morada for 60

years in San Rafael, NM. He was a man of great integrity, wisdom and knowledge always

looking out for his family and friends. He spent the majority of his life riding his horse “Tank”.

He loved his ranch life and tending to his cows and spending time with family and making sure

they were taken care of. Tomas was a very generous person always helping anyone in need. He

loved to read and watch rodeos on TV.

He is survived by his son: Felix Garcia and wife Patsy Garcia; son Augustin (Tino) Garcia

and partner Teri Saavedra; son Ruben Garcia and wife Theresa Garcia; son Tony Garcia;

daughter: Cindy Archuleta and husband Chris Archuleta; daughter Sally Saavedra and husband

David Saavedra; daughter Ruby Garcia and husband Teddy Atencio; son: Eric Garcia and wife

Melissa Gallegos, all residing in San Rafael, N.M.

Tomas is preceded in death by wife Nicholas V. Garcia; his son Ruben Garcia;

granddaughter Stephanie Archuleta; grandson Lucas Garcia; grandson Dustin Jaramillo. Tomas

is preceded in death by both his parents and siblings. His parents: Augustine and Modesta

Garcia. His siblings: Ray Garcia, Beautrice Tafoya, Araella Seguritan.

Pallbearers are Erick Garcia, Markos Garcia, Augustine Molina, Austin Garcia, Josh

Chavez, Jose Chavez, Daniel Kerzel and Joesph Garcia. Honorary Pallbearers are David Saavedra

Jr., Matthew Saavedra, Dante Garcia, Nate Porter, Dominic Archuleta, Jesse Molina, Nathan

Torrez, Lucas Garcia, Dustin Jaramillo and Michael Angelo Martinez.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Tomas Garcia, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, January 27, 2023

4:00 - 4:30 pm (Mountain time)

San Rafael Catholic Church

, San Rafael, NM

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Rosary

Friday, January 27, 2023

4:30 - 5:00 pm (Mountain time)

San Rafael Catholic Church

, San Rafael, NM

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Funeral Mass

Friday, January 27, 2023

5:00 - 6:00 pm (Mountain time)

San Rafael Catholic Church

, San Rafael, NM

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Graveside Service

Friday, January 27, 2023

6:30 - 6:45 pm (Mountain time)

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