Jeffery Lynn Kontos, age 69, of Albuquerque formerly of Chicago, Il passed away silently and peacefully on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in Albuquerque surrounded by his family and friends. He was born on August 25, 1950 to his father, Roy S. Kontos and mother, Francis L. Kontos in the city of Malden, MA. Over the years he grew into the best man he could be and was the definition of a jack of all trades and traveled frequently. On November 1, 1967 he became an esteemed soldier in the united states army and over the next three years he would serve to the fullest honor saving the lives of his comrades as a combat medic. After his term of service ended, he continued his travels until he settled in Santa Fe, NM and shortly after that he met the love of his life and the boy that would become his loving son. On September 10th,1981 he married his soulmate and six years after that they had their second son on December 3, 1987. After this they built a strong family and legacy that he held the upmost pride for right up until the moment he passed. Jeff was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Kontos; sons, Edward Archuleta and Roy S. Kontos Jr., Michael M. Baros; daughters, Anna D. Baros and Jennifer L. Kontos; daughters-in-law, Celeste J. Kontos and Mellette F. Archuleta; grandsons, Antonio T. Archuleta, Edward Archuleta, Andres Archuleta, Hunter M. Kontos and Logan L. Kontos; mother-in-law, Virginia Baros; brother-in-law, Michael A. Baros; endless great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews and endless more loved ones that meant the world to him. Until we meet again. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at FRENCH – Westside.
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