Age 52, a resident of Ranchos de Taos, passed away unexpectedly January 30, 2023, from medical reasons. She was born on November 24, 1970 to Florida and Robert Montoya. Lori is preceded in death by her mother-in-law and father-in-law Belarmino and Edna Hartt; the love of the life Edward Hartt; her daughter Celeste Montoya; and her Mother Florida Montoya. She is Survived by her Daughter Iesha Hartt (Julio Guevara); her 7 grandchildren, Janae Montoya, Joshua Hartt, Jr., Emaliyah Hartt, Faith Montoya, Manoah Guevara Hartt, Indica Guevara Hartt, her siblings Felix Tafoya, Fred Atencio (Mariah), and Roberta Montoya; niece and nephew Ashley Martinez and Andrew Fresquez; aunts and uncles Lucia Casias, Isabel Gonzalez, Marina Tafoya, Annie Pacheco (David), Nick Tafoya, Polly Tafoya, and Tommy Tafoya; special cousin who she loved dearly, Steven Vigil; Lori is also survived by many nieces and nephews who she loved dearly. Lori was the matriarch of her family, known by many for her kindness and loving heart. her laughter filled the room wherever she was. Remembered for her joking and playful ways, she will be forever cherished by the many people she crossed paths with. Service arrangements are pending and will be posted as soon as they become available. The family of Lorraine E. Montoya has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. 866-575-4019 www.devargastaos.com
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