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Josephine Marie Quezada

July 19, 1965 ~ April 29, 2020 (age 54)


Josephine Mary Quezada 54, of Amarillo Texas, passed away April 29, 2020, with her family by her side. She was born on July 19, 1965 to parents Pablo Roberto Gallegos and Maria Amalia Rivera Trujillo in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was raised in Hernandez, New Mexico. On August 1983, she married Nolberto Quezada in Pueblo, Colorado. They moved to Amarillo, Texas where she had created it her home. Josephine is survived by her husband Nolberto Quezada and her mother Maria, sisters Carmen and Darlene and brother Pablo and her 7 children Melissa, Juanita, Nolberto Jr, Fernando, Sylvia, Angel and Miguel. Loved by 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Josephine is preceded in death by her father Pablo Roberto and her brother Luis Jr and her uncle Juan Trujillo. Josephine worked as a housekeeper in many places including Plum Creek. She loved to collect Native American artifacts and she admired her religion as a Catholic so much that she collected anything that symbolized the Virgin Mary. One of her favorite hobbies was to dance especially to her favorite song Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars. She also enjoyed playing pool, she won many trophies as a pool player. Another interesting thing she liked to do on her spare time was to play lottery tickets. Josephine loved to travel and one of her favorite places to go was Mexico with her family. Her family would gather at her house to enjoy her delicious homemade tortillas. Josephine enjoyed cooking for her big family. If you knew Josephine she loved her Rootbeer soda especially chewing icechips. One of the many interesting facts about Josephine was that you could never miss place or hide any of her nic nax because she knew exactly where everything was at. Josephine’s wish was to be cremated and have her ashes spread out in Ojo Caliente, New Mexico’s River near Española, New Mexico where her father was buried. May she rest in peace and always be remembered and loved by many.

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