In Memory of
Viola M.
Peña

Obituary for Viola Peña

1929-2017
Viola “Vi” Maria Peña, age 87, a resident of Los Lunas, NM, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 9, 2017. She was a member of San Clemente Catholic Church. Vi was raised by her great-grandfather in Alamosa, Co. She then took care of him until he passed at age 98. Vi’s loving brother and caregiver, Carlos, moved her to Los Lunas in 1990 to be closer to family. She worked as a “grandmother” in the Foster Grandparent Program for many years where she met many friends.Vi dedicated herself to prayer, enjoyed arts and crafts, and loved crochet and knit, she made beautiful pieces. One of Vi’s favorite Bible verses was Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. She is Preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Rafaelita; great-grandfather, Carlos; brothers, Carlos, Gilbert, Fred, and Robert Peña. Vi is survived by her sister, Marcia Locke; sister-in-law, Mabel C. Peña; niece and caregiver, Gloria Peña-Chavez and husband, Thomas; nephews, Johnny Michael, Carlos Jr, and Mark; nieces, Mona Lisa and JoAnn. She is also survived by many other wonderful nieces and nephews and loving caregivers and friends. All services will be held at San Clemente Catholic Church, on Friday, April 21, 2017. A Final Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m., with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Many Thanks to the Hospice and Adaptive staff. Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Los Lunas Chapel, 2211-D Main St., (505) 866-9992,