James M. Chavez, 81, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 surrounded by his family.
He was born September 23, 1939 to Trinidad and Josephine Chavez who preceed him in death. His sister, Eileen Rivera and nephews Jeremy Rivera and Patrick Esquibel also preceed him in death.
James is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary Chavez. Children Virginia Romero (Steve), Michelle Chavez (Eric;Fiance), Christine Chavez ( George Montoya; son-in-law). Grandchildren S. Michael and Andrew Romero, Breanna Gallegos (Jeremiah; grandson-in-law). Great-grandchild Josiah Gallegos.
Sister Mary Jo Esquibel (John), Brother Trinidad (Sonny) Chavez Jr. (Billie) and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Thursday, March 25, 2021 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Rosary 10:00 a.m., Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. with interment following at Rosario Cemetery.
Covid Precautions will limit attendees to 35, including immediate family.
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