A resident of Peñasco, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, Maximiliano and Demetria; and his brothers, Filemon and Juan.
Mr. Roybal served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany . He worked in
Pueblo, Colorado, then moved to Peñasco where he worked in Los Alamos and retired as an Electrician. Fares is Survived by his wife, Nora; daugh- ters, Gloria Acosta (Sergio), Mo n i c a Ro y b a l, Sa n d r a Peoples (Monroe), and Karla Garduño (George); 7 grandchildren, Nathan (Raylyne), Chris-ann and Jacob Romero (Yvette, Alexandrea and Emer-ald Peoples, Brandy and Sarah Garduño; 5 great-grand- children, David, Kaiden, Victor, Ryder, and Jordan; brother, Pete Roybal; 7 sisters, Emma and Antonia Atencio, Dorothy Montoya, Eliza Valdez, Androla Yanaghira, Mabel Zamora, Flora Simental, and Dila Romero. Public visitation will begin on Wednesday,
December 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church in
Peñasco, with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celeb- rated on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. also at the San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church in Peñasco.
Burial will be held Friday, December 8, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. The family of Fares Roybal has entrusted the care of the loved one to the DeVaras Funeral Home & Cremat- ory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 www.devargas-funeral.com