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Helen Aragon

1932 - 2011

Helen Mary Aragon, age 79, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2011 at her home in Albuquerque, NM. Helen was born on August 17, 1932 in Mosquero, New Mexico, to the home of Jose and Remegia (Montoya) Baca. She married Filidelphio Aragon in November of 1951 in Roy, New Mexico.Helen and Filidelphio made their home in Santa Rosa where they managed the Santa Rosa Apartments for 25 years. They made their home in Albuquerque in 2008. Helen was a parishioner at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Campos Senior Citizens where she spent countless hours playing pool. She loved playing bingo,fishing, and going to the casinos.She is preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Nora Trujillo. She is survived by her husband Filidelphio of the home in Albuquerque, her sons; Philip and wife Susan Aragon of Albuquerque, Bobby and wife Arlene Aragon of Mosquero; her grandchildren,Sabrina Trujillo, Crystal Trujillo, Robert Aragon, Jolene Aragon, David and wife Heather Montoya; her great grandchildren, Maryah Montoya, Sean Montoya and Michael Anthony Aragon. Also surviving are numerous relatives and friends.Rosary services were held at 9:30 AM, Saturday, October 15, 2011, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Santa Rosa. The Funeral Mass followed and burial took place at St.Joseph Cemetery. Pallbearers were Pete Lopez, George Trujillo, Bert Mata, Joseph Mata, Alex Lopez and Nick Archuleta.All services for Mrs. Aragon have been entrusted to the Chavez Funeral Home of Santa Rosa. To place an online tribute please visit our website at