DEL NORTE—Lifelong Del Norte resident Cecilia Delgado, passed away June 17, 2017 at the Rio Grande Hospital with her loving family by her side.
Cecilia was born on March 3, 1937 in Del Norte, the beloved daughter of Milo Martinez and Bridgita Vigil Martinez.
She worked as a teacher for many years for the Center Consolidated School District. She was united in marriage to Francisco “Pancho” Delgado on Feb. 14, 1977 in Del Norte. Cecilia was an exceptional wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend who enjoyed going fishing, sewing, cooking, watching T.V. and the time she spent with her family and friends.
Cecilia is survived by her husband Francisco “Pancho” Delgado of Del Norte; daughter Pauline Renner of Del Norte; son Paul (Margaret) Renner of Del Norte; grandchildren Angela (Manuel) Miranda of Monte Vista; Paula (Domingo) Estrada of Alamosa; Jeremy (Jaimie) Renner of Centennial; Crystal (Donnie) Hayes of Monte Vista; great-grandchildren Alejandra DuPont, Alycia DuPont, Anthony DuPont, Jazmariah Miranda, Mayalene Estrada, Makaio Estrada, Johnathon Martinez, Angel Gallegos, Ty Brooke and Cayden Brooke. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Cecilia was preceded in death by her parents Milo and Bridgita Martinez, sister Rose Garcia, brother Pat Martinez as well as many aunts and uncles.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church in Del Norte. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Friday, June 23 at 10 a.m., also at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Del Norte Cemetery. Viewing and visitation will be held on Thursday, June 22 from 1-5 p.m. at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Monte Vista.
The care of arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.