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“Just found this. Jose was a great language professor. My late regards to his family. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin Jenkins - Alamosa, CO

“I wish to express my sincere condolences to the Lopez-Gaston family. He was a remarkable man. Dr. Gaston was my Spanish teacher when I was in the...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Johnathan Ortiz

“Dr. Lopez Gaston was my professor at NMHU in the early 70's. I always had a great deal of respect and admiration for him. He was a positive role...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Dr. Barbara Perea Casey

“Muy estimada familia Lpez Gastn: Jay y yo sentimos tantsimo no haber sabido del fallecimiento de su esposo y padre querido hasta ya haber pasado su...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Sara Harris

“My deepest sympathy to a wonderful family. Damian--you are in my prayers and I love you. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Tammy (Marshall) Rotunno

“My sympathies to the Gaston family. Dr. Jose Lopez Gaston was a fine man and teacher. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ron Maestas

“Mi ms profundo psame a la familia Lpez-Gastn. Le agradezco al Dr. Lpez-Gastn por todo el apoyo y la gua que nos dio a sus alumnos de New Mexico...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Yolanda Romero Jaramillo

“he was a sweet lovely man. my heart goes out to the lopez- gaston family. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: cary obrien

“Mr. Lopez Gaston and his daughter Rosa have done an amazing job of translating documents for us at Presbyterian Health Plan. He will be missed. My...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Charlotte Bartlett

“Very sorry for your lose. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: George Apodaca

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Dr Jose R. Lopez-Gaston, 80, died May 5, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Maria D. Nebril de Lopez-Gaston; sons, Rafael Damian, Luis Javier and wife, Carmen, Jose Ignacio and wife, Daisy, Alfonso Pablo and wife, Royina; daughter, Rosa Maria and husband, Malcom; sister, Maria Cristina Lopez; and grandchildren; Marisa, Gabriela, Aria, Jose Osvaldo, Anyssa and Adelina. He is also survived by his great grandchildren, Julian and Kayla. Dr Lopez-Gaston was born in Havana, Cuba of Spanish descent. He was a lifelong devoted Roman Catholic, a Marist Brother from 1943 to 1959 and an ordained Deacon since 1972. He married Maria in Spain in 1962 then they came to the United States that year and became an American Citizen in 1968. He earned two Ph Ds and taught from elementary school to college and graduate level. Dr Lopez-Gaston, who published several books, was the chairman of the Modern Foreign Language Dept. at New Mexico Highlands University. A Rosary will be recited Thursday, May 7, 2009, 8:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, Lomas Blvd. Chapel and a Traditional Latin Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 8, 2009, 10:00 a.m., at San Ignacio Catholic Church, 1300 Walter St. NE with burial following at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, 924 Menaul Blvd N.E. Friends may visit French, Lomas Location, Thursday 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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