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Doreta M. Novaria

December 26, 1928 ~ September 18, 2021 (age 92)


Doreta M. Novaria passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

Awaiting her arrival at the gates of Heaven were her husband Jack Novaria; parents Polly and Earl Talbert; aunt Cloma Higdon; also special people in her life Lucille and Ron.

Doreta is survived by her daughter Terri Hardie and husband Jim; grandson and light of her life Jonathan; sister Deanna Martinez and husband Donald; great nephew Dakota Martinez; niece Nancy Quintana; sister-in-law Addie Bethoon, and many other people she loved and loved her.

Doreta was a very special and kind hearted woman. She was pretty funny at times. She loved all of her animals and took care of feral cats for many years. Doreta and Jack volunteered for many years at the German American Club. There they formed many friendships. 

Doreta loved her family and friends so very much.

May you fly with the angels, because now you are one!

Doreta's Life Celebration will begin with a Mass on Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church located at 5311 Phoenix Ave NE, 87110. Doreta will be laid to rest with her husband on Monday, October 11, 2021 at 9:45am at the Santa Fe National Cemetery located at 501 N Guadalupe St. Santa Fe, NM 87501.


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September 24, 2021

2:00 PM
Queen of Heaven Catholic Church
5311 Phoenix Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

October 11, 2021

9:45 AM
Santa Fe National Cemetery
501 N Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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