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Pete Chavez


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Pete Chavez passed away on November 13, 2017.  A Memorial service will be held at St. Peter Church on Saturday, December 9, 2017, with a Rosary at 10:00am, followed by a Celebration of Life Mass at 10:30am.
On November 25, 1952, Pete was born to Otis and Margaret Chavez in Artesia, NM.  He graduated from Artesia High and became a welder by trade. He loved his Washington Redskins and his best friend Bevo…his beloved dog.
Pete met and married Maria “Cecilia” Garcia in Roswell and was blessed with 4 children. He loved cooking, hunting and spending time with family and friends. His specialty for family events was cooking the best Asado ever!
Pete will be greatly missed by family, friends and all who knew him.Preceding Pete in death are his parents Otis and Margaret Chavez, his brothers Manuel and Robert “Bobby” Chavez and his wife Cecilia.
He is survived by his children; Daniel Chavez of Germantown, WI, Jennifer Chavez of Roswell, NM, Christopher Chavez of Oklahoma City, OK and Marc Chavez of Roswell, NM; Sisters: Rachel Contreras (Paul) of Helendale, CA, Betty Marid (John) of Albuquerque, NM and Jane Regenold of Tulsa, OK; 15 nieces and nephews and 10 grandchildren: Joseph Gonzales, Adrian Castillo, Marc Chavez Jr., Isiah Chavez, Isabella Vega, Abbagale Ceballos, Audrina Chavez, Maddysin Chavez, Daniel Chavez Jr., Anthony Chavez and his dog Bevo.

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