Virginia “Ginny” H. Galindo, 85, of Alamosa Streat, Carlsbad, New Mexico peacefully passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. Ginny was born on April 14, 1936, in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Albert and Elvira Hernandez.
Visitation is scheduled from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Friday, May 28, 2021, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel. Following will be a vigil starting at 7:00 PM. A graveside service is scheduled for 10:00 AM Saturday, May 29, 2021, at the Carlsbad Cemetery with Deacon Tony Dominguez officiating. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ginny grew up in Carlsbad, and graduated from Carlsbad High School. Following she married the love of her life, Ricky Galindo, on June 26, 1955, in Carlsbad where they started their family of six children. She started working at the Eddy County Clerk’s office in 1980 and then retired in 1997. Ginny was a lifelong member of San Jose Catholic Church, and was a devout and faithful Christian. She was a part of the Altar Society and spent many hours with the Blessed Sacrament in adoration. Ginny was also a part of LULAC, American Legion Auxiliary, and Democratic Women making sure people got out and voted. Ginny was an avid Yankees fan. She always enjoyed going shopping and getting her hair done was a must. She loved spending time with her family and going to all their athletic events. Through it all, she loved her family unconditionally, leaving a lasting legacy for each of her children and their families.
Ginny was preceded in death by her father, Albert Hernandez; mother, Elvira Hernandez; husband, Ricky Galindo; granddaughter, Jacque Galindo; two sisters: Helen Carrasco and Elsie Navarette; and brother, Al Hernandez.
Ginny is survived by her son, Gary Galindo of Las Cruces, NM; son, Ronnie Galindo of Carlsbad, NM; son Randy Galindo and wife, Shelly of Carlsbad, NM; son, Rob Galindo and Jazell Duran of Carlsbad; daughter, Gina Galindo and Mary Ellen Rosas of Albuquerque, NM; son, Ryan Galindo of Carlsbad, NM; six granddaughters: Carlene Galindo, Chandra McCray, Whitney Galindo, Allyce Vasquez, Sarah Galindo, and Jerika Galindo; eleven great-grandchildren; sister, Diane LeVan and husband, Chuck of South Carolina; sister, Liz Tenorio and husband, Ray of Oregon; sister, Yvette Rocha of Carlsbad, NM; brother-in-law, Timo Navarette of San Antonio, TX; sister-in-law, Geri Hernandez of Albuquerque, NM: and numerous nieces and nephews.
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