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Gabriel Andres Romero

Gabriel Andres Romero

April 13th, 1935 - April 23rd, 2024

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Gabriel (Gabe) Romero


Age 89 passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 23, 2024. Gabe was born April 13, 1935, in Cleveland, New Mexico to Donilio and Ermelina Romero who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Angie Quintana Romero; they were blessed with three children: Richard “Rick” (Bernadette), Randy (deceased) and Robyn Romero Cardenas & husband Vernon. He is survived by beloved grandchildren: Manuel Cardenas, Angelica Cardenas & Alexandra Archuleta, also survived by brother, Juan Cruz Romero, Littleton, Colorado, brothers-in-law, Roy Quintana, Deacon Jerry Quintana & wife Florence, Clyde Quintana, David Quintana and Dale Quintana; sisters-in-law, Patricia Ortiz & husband Gilbert and Marilyn Sanchez and numerous nieces, nephews and over 20 godchildren. Preceded in death by sisters Simmie Romero Riggs and Katie Romero.


Gabe proudly served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War. He then worked for Convair Aircraft in San Diego, California before returning to his beloved New Mexico.


Gabe, as he was lovingly known, was a proprietor of the Plaza Cocktail Lounge (1967-1982) then worked for his “compa” Jim Maryol of Tia Sophia Restaurant (1984-2018).


He is a life-member of Elks (BPOE #460), Eagles (FOE #2811), VFW, Union Protectiva #2951, and Los Unidos.


A rosary will be recited on May 17, 2024, at 10:00 am, followed by an 11:00 am funeral mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Osage Avenue). Santa Fe, NM. Private Family Burial will be held at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, Gabe’s family kindly requests donations to Scott’s House, Community Hospice and Respite House—a sanctuary of solace, comfort, and compassionate care. This hidden gem is located at 287 Rodeo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505, (505) 984-1133.

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Name Gabriel Andres Romero
Date of Birth April 13th, 1935
Date of Death April 23rd, 2024
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Funeral Home Rivera Family Funeral Home - Santa Fe
Address 417 Rodeo Road
Santa Fe NM 87505
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Shirley Garcia published a tribute .

Dear Angie and family, my most sincere condolences for your loss. Gabe and my dad were longtime friends and Angie you’ll always be special to me working with you for many years. God bless you and give you comfort at this time.

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Becca Saiz Barreda published a tribute .

Angie and Family
We just want to let you know how sorry we are for the passing of your husband and father and grandfather and brother. I have many memories of him. One memory I have is when you Angie and Gabe were married. What a beautiful couple. We pray the Good Lord will comfort your family during this time. Now Gabe is with all the Romero family who have left us including my mother Stella Romero Saiz and my father Willie Saiz, may he Rest in Peace.
Love, Chris and Becca Barreda

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Joann Wright Roybal published a comment .

Dearest Romero family so sorry to the news about Gabe. My condolences to the family and may God Bless you.
Joann Wright Roybal*

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Ann Maryol published a tribute .

Sending you and your family peace and comfort. It saddens my heart to learn of Gabe's passing. It was a privilege to know him,

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Virginia Hendley published a tribute .

My condolences to this wonderful family on their loss. I have good memories of watching Gabe and Angie dancing at CU Christmas parties.

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Mary Bendorf published a tribute .

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Linda True published a tribute .

Angie, Richard, Robyn and family. I am sad to hear of Gabe's passing. He and I worked together at Tia Sophia's where Gabe was a favorite with the crew and customers alike. Thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences are with you.

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Mike, Berna And Sandra Padilla published a tribute .

Angie and Robyn and extended family,
Our sincere condolences on the loss of your husband and dad.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May the memories you have give you peace and strength

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Al And Mary Bendorf published a tribute .

Angie…..our thoughts are with you and your family during this sad time. Working at Tia’s for a number of years I will always have good memories with Gabe. He was very special and his charm will always be remembered. I can still here him greeting everyone when they came in. I feel fortunate to have spent some time with him.

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Michelle Rodriguez De Varela published a tribute .

Angie, Richard, Robyn and family, we are so sorry to hear about the passing of Gabe and send you our deepest sympathies. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. May your memories of the memorable times with Gabe bring you comfort. God bless and bring you comfort. In loving sympathy,
Michelle, Marietta, Valentin & Micaela

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Eddie &elsie Armijo published a comment .

Our deepest codolence to the family Gabe one of greatest human we have known.May God bless him .

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Gilda published a tribute .

Angie and Family we are so sorry for your loss. Gabe was a wonderful person. We are praying for all of you at this time.

Tomas, Gilda and Martha

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