Abel Bustamante Jr., beloved husband, father and grandfather, age 75, a resident of Albuquerque, NM, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 after a long illness. He was born in Sena, NM on September 20, 1942 to the late Abel Bustamante Sr. and Francis Bustamante. He married Veronica Garcia in 1963 and moved to Albuquerque, where he resided for 55 years. Abel retired from the city of Albuquerque in 1999. He was a devoted catholic and passed his devotion to his children and grandchildren.
Abel is survived by his wife, Veronica; two daughters, Kelley DuPont and fiancé Ralph Vigil, Kathy Heck and husband John; his two precious grandchildren, Wyatt DuPont and Kendra Heck; brothers, Phil Bustamante and wife Vangie, Adelio Bustamante and wife Martha, Arthur Bustamante and wife, Lillian, Albert Bustamante; and sister, Patsy Bustamante; his in-laws; nieces, nephews and his many friends. A Rosary will be held Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at FRENCH-Westside. A Mass will be held Friday, July 20, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church at 5712 Paradise Blvd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87114. Interment will take place immediately following at Sunset Memorial Park at 924 Menaul Blvd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87107. A reception will take place on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Don Newton Taylor Ranch Community Center at 4900 Kachina St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120.
FRENCH – Westside
9300 Golf Course Rd NW