María Remedios Maestas

María Remedios Maestas

Went to Our Lord after a long battle with cancer on October 20, 2020. Our Mellos was a beloved wife, mother, stepmother, daughter, sister and friend. Claudia was a co-owner of the Taos Chicharron Burritos. She loved Taos and had lived here longer than she did in Mexico. She was proud to be an American Citizen. She is preceded in death by her father-in-law Joe Alex Maestas, and brothers-in-law Alex Maestas and Wilbert Vigil. María Remedios is survived by her husband and true love Phillip Maestas; daughters, Isabella and Jamie; stepchildren, Gary (Anita) Maestas, Michelle and Renee (Alejandro); granddaughters, Angelica and Analise; her mother María Guadalupe Guzman; father, Ignacio Zarasúa; Claudia’s siblings, Reyna (Guillermo) Cañedo, Erasto (Teddie) Zarasúa, Horacio (Juana) Zarazúa Guzman, Martha (Juan) Salinas, Juan Zarazúa; mother-in-law, Josie Maestas;  her brothers-in-law.  Andy (Connie) Maestas, Freddie (Pam) Maestas, Pat Maestas, Terry (Lynette) Maestas, David (Denise) Maestas; sisters-in-law, Joann Gallegos, Elma Vigil, Debbie Maestas, Darlene (Peter) Salazar, Paula (John) Schuldheisz, Margaret (Dennis) Turner, and Julie (Joe Sanchez) Maestas;  godchildren, Brenda García, Omar Armendáriz, and Meheil Escobedo. Serving the family as pallbearers will be, Erasto Zarasúa,  Horacio, and Juanito Zarazúa, Gary and Michelle Maestas, and Alejandro Trujillo. The family wishes to thank DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos, Fr. Michael Garcia, the staff at Presbyterian Hospital, the Catholic Daughters for praying the Rosary, and all our friends and family for the support, love and prayers. Visitation was held on Monday October 26, 2020 from 2-4pm in the Evergreen Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos, recitation of the rosary was held at 6pm.  Private funeral mass was held October 27, 2020.  The family of Maria Remedios Maestas has entrusted the care of their love one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. www.devargastaos.com 1-866-657-4019

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