Obituary: Abelina ‘Lita’ Lovato Aug. 14, 2016


Abelina “Lita” Lovato, 89, a resident of Los Alamos, passed away of a lengthy illness on Sunday, August 14, 2016.

Abelina was preceded in death by her parents, Abelino and Rose Lucero; daughter, Betty Roberta Lovato, son, Alex Lovato Jr.; sisters, Sophie, Mary, Esther, and Simon.

She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Alejandro “Alex” Lovato; children, Betty Ann Valdez, Rita Jo Romero (Leroy), Rudy Lovato (Madeline), and Elias Lovato; grandchildren, Debbie Roybal (Bryant), Norma Escobedo (Adrian), Mark Valdez, Maranda Lovato, great-grandchildren, Vanna Ortega, Devon Escobedo, Jaden Escobedo, Shayna Roybal, Domonic Valdez, Shaylissa Valdez, great-great-grandchildren, Aliyah Roybal, Tristan Ortega and many other relatives and friends. Services are pending at this time and will be posted as soon as they become available.

The family of Abelina “Lita” Lovato has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley, 505.747.7477 –