Bernie Candelaria was born April 1, 1939, in Rosa, N.M., and passed away Jan. 22, 2009, at Albuquerque Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Candelaria; five children, Rudy, Bernie, Ramos, Pat and Thelma; and grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters.
Memorial services will be held at Santa Rosa/St. Peters Catholic Church in Arboles. Rosary will be Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, at 7 p.m., with mass to be held Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at 10 a.m.