A beloved son, father, brother, and friend, CHRISTOPHER CANDELARIA, 49, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019. Please take a moment and share a kind thought or memory with Christopher’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.
SERVICES: A Celebrating of Christopher’s Life will be held at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.
On November 16, 1969, Christopher was born to Gloria Cobos Sanchez and Manuel Candelaria, Sr. in Roswell, New Mexico. He made a living in working as a welder. Christopher loved to hang out with his friends. He enjoyed fishing, welding, and going to bingo. Christopher will be greatly missed and the memories he shared with his family and friends will forever remain in their hearts.
SURVIVORS: Those left to cherish memories of Christopher are his children: Christopher, Alyssa, Carlos, Ashlie, Ivan, Chloe; mother, Gloria Cobos Sanchez; grandparents: Celestino and Josefita Candelaria; siblings: Tommy (Loretta), Johnny, Monica (Missy), Manuel Paz (Bobbie); numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles; and precious pet, China.
PRECEDED: Christopher is preceded in death by his father, Manuel Candelaria, Sr.; and his grandparents: Manuel Cobos and Amalia B. Cobos.
HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Chosen to serve as Honorary Pallbearers are Gary Vallejos, Robert Cobos, Rudy Candelaria, Rick Candelaria, Roy Candelaria, Melvin Candelaria, Joe Cobos, Carla Stovall Gladden, Richard Ballesteros, and Manuel Candelaria.
PALLBEARERS: Honored to serve as Pallbearers are Tommy Candelaria, Johnny Candelaria, Paz Candelaria, Dominic Pacheco, Monica Candelaria, and Joseph Cobos.