Jose M. Padilla December 17, 1945 — January 9, 2019

Jose M. Padilla, age 73, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. He was born on Dec. 17, 1945.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Esquipula and Guadalupe Padilla; brother, Julian Padilla; and sister, Roberta Padilla.

Jose is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Mary Padilla; son, Jose Padilla; daughter, Darlene Padilla; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Jessie Perez (Lico Gonzales); Dolores (Robert) Tracy, Elizabeth Lopez and many loving extended family.

Please sign Jose’s online tribute at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, Belen, N.M, is in charge of funeral arrangements.