We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
Phillip Andrew Contreras, 72, long-time resident of Santa Fe died Thursday, May 12th, 2022 in his childhood home surrounded by his children and wife of sixteen years.
Andrew graduated from Santa Fe Highschool after receiving the National Science Camp award in 1968. He then went on to study at New Mexico State in Las Cruses. It was there, at the end of his first year, he was called into the mission field to live and teach the lifestyle of the early Christians as outlined in Acts 2-4. While on the mission field he married and had four children: Glory, Andrea, Gabriel and Xavier. They returned to Santa Fe in 1983 where Andrew worked at United Way, Sun West Bank and Wilder Landscaping, raising his four children in his home town and serving on the Santa Fe City Counsel to give back to the community. He continued his missions work teaching the gospel’s good news in a home church and wrote a book referencing the Hebrew prophesies regarding the end times, Voice of the 7th Angel. He is survived by his wife, four children and four grandchildren who will carry on his missions work.
In lieu of flowers, please make your contribution to Voice of the Martyrs.
Mass will be held at St. Ann’s in Santa Fe at 10:00am on Tuesday May 31, 2022. We will gather for a meal together following the service at the Santa Fe Elks club.