Virginia C. Quartieri age 95, of Maxwell, New Mexico passed away on Wednesday January 4, 2012 in Springer. She was born May 21, 1916 in Sopris, Colorado, the daughter of Sylvio and Pauline Volpato. Virginia was a member of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Maxwell, St. Vincent De Paul Alter Society and the Senior Citizen Center in Maxwell. Virginia loved cooking for her family and cooked for the Maxwell schools for many years., and loved her grandchildren and great and great great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lino, brother Rico Volpato and sisters Maya Pompeo and Sylvia Palombo.
She is survived by her daughter Joyce M. Hutchins of Farmington, NM, two sons Ronald L. Quartieri and wife Dorothy of Los Alamos, NM. and David Allen Quartieri and wife Peggy of Alabama, one sister Dora Winchell of Springer, NM. 9 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.
Lunch will be at the Maxwell School Cafeteria at 12:30 P.M. Saturday.
Visitation will be Saturday January 7, 2012 from 12:30 P.M. until 1:30 P.M. at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Maxwell. Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will be at 1:30 P.M. recited by Deacon Thomas Alderette and Mass of the Ressurection will follow at 2:00 P.M. with Father Daniel Balizan as the celebrant. Rite of Christian Burial will be in the Maxwell Cemetery.
Arrangements and celebration of love for Virginia Quartieri are under the direction of the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton.