It is with the deepest sorrows, we announce the passing of Pauline Mirabal Ruiz, age 86, she was born on October 14, 1933, and passed Sunday, October 20, 2019. Pauline worked at Levi Strauss, Lenkurk Company. After she raised her family she went back to school and received her GED and completed her associate’s degree and went to work at UNMH (BCMC) and worked as a Dietician Aide. She and her late husband enjoyed going to the casino. She enjoyed her animals, many dogs, chickens, and cats. The Family would like to extend their appreciation to the Legacy Hospice staff, Leslie, Melissa, and Jennifer for all their wonderful and caring service to Pauline. The family also wants to thank August for caring for her grandmother and her niece Mary Ann for being there in her time of need. Pauline is preceded in death by her husband Jose Ruiz; sons, Victor, Gilbert, Peter and Jeanette Vargas (daughter-in-law); her Parents Roman and Teodocia Mirabal; and her ten brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughter Angela Garcia; granddaughter, Danene and husband Cory Reeves, Adrienne Garcia, August Vargas and her partner Gino Quintana and Jesus Vargas, and Venessa and Gene Sandoval; also, her great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Church of the Ascension at 6:00 p.m. and Rosary at 7:00 p.m. The Holy Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Ascension, 2150 Raymac SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. The interment will follow at Pajarito Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Los Lunas Chapel, 2211-D Main St., (505) 866-9992.
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