Elma N. Fernandez, 75 years old of Chimayo, NM, passed away on May 21, 2018 due to sudden illness. She was born on July 3, 1942 in Española, NM, to Fidel and Simenaysa Romero of Española. She was preceded in death by her ex-husband Wilbur Fernandez of Truchas, sister Mary Padilla of California, and brother Willy Romero of Española. She is survived by her children, son Vidal Fernandez and wife Erica of Abiquiu; daughter Amy Towles and husband Adam Towles of Chimayo; stepdaughter Sharron Quintero of Albuquerque; brothers and sisters, Al Romero of CA; Arquin Romero of CA; Fidel Romero of Albuquerque, Theresa Perrson of CA, Angie Sullivan of Las Vegas, NM, and Sedellia Martinez of Alcalde; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services for Elma were held Thursday, May 24 at the Holy Cross church in Santa Cruz, NM. Serving as pallbearers were Adam Towles Jr., Joel Fernandez, Jeremiah Montoya, Ricky Lopez, Amadeo Martinez and Jonathan Ortiz. Honorary pallbearers were Vidal and Alexiana Fernandez, Richard and James Martinez, and Joey and Richard Marrufo. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. May her soul be with God.
Rest in peace, mi madre.
Love, your family