Obituary for Margarito Elisandro Baca

Margarito BacaMARGARITO ELISANDRO BACA Margarito Elisandro Baca, 97, passed away in Santa Fe, NM in Saturday, May 14, 2016 after a short illness. Margarito was born on January 31, 1919 in Maes, NM to Locadio and Fedelia Baca. Margarito was a Journeyman plumber pipefitter and was employed by Zia Company and Johnson Control until his retirement. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Asian Pacific. He was awarded 2 stars for the Asiatic Pacific, 1 Star for the Philippines Liberation and was given the Victory Metal. Margarito was preceded in death by his wife Floy M. Baca, his parents Locadio and Fedelia Baca, six brothers Baudilio, Johnny, Sacramento (Jack), Antonio, Merced, and Arturo Baca and two sisters Lugarda Garduno and Estellita Baca. He is survived by his daughters, Beatrice Swift, Linda Hernandez (Gilbert), Margaret Baca, sister Neva Montoya (Robert) a love companion and friend Vitalia Garcia and a very special nephew, Eddie Baca. His close grandchildren Lorenzo and Victoria Salazar, Marco and Joseph Gonzlaes, Johnny Romero, great granddaughter Courtney Gonzales and great grandson Angelo Gonzales, many more grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services are pending with Rivera Family Funeral Home in Espanola. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home (505) 753-2288. 305 Calle Salazar, Espanola, NM 87532 To share a memory, please visit our website at


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Espanola, NM 87532
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