Philip Adelmo Quinto, "Quinto,"
Was surrounded by family as he passed away at his home, on January 19, 2018, Ranchos de Taos, NM, unable to beat the cancer, he was 76.
Philip was born in Ranchos de Taos, on December 17, 1941 to the late J. Arsenio Quinto and Irene (Romero) Quinto, also of Ranchos de Taos. He is survived by the mother of his two children, Rubina M. Quinto, children, Levi Ruben with his daughter Marisol and Rhondalee with her son Elijah, brother, Gilbert (Gloria), sister Priscilla Hurtado (George), and sister Cordy Nilmeier, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and his God Children Joaquin Sandoval, Steve Vigil, and Bonavita Quinto. He is also survived by numerous cousins from the late uncle, Ricardo Quinto family, and the late Cristobal (Rebecca) Romero family.
Along with his father and mother, he was preceded in death by his sister Josephine with husband Joe Rivera, sister, Addie with husband Ralph Archuleta, aunt Adelaida Quinto, aunt Soledad (Quinto) Mondragon and uncle Rutilio (Tilio) Quinto with wife Tillie, brother-in-law Bob (Cordy) and great nephew Matthew Rivera.
Philip had a heart for animals, especially his pets (Pablita, Polo, J.R., Puffy, Sol and Ozzie). Above all, he had a devotion to his Catholic Religion and an extra special devotion to Saint Joseph.
Philip passed with no regrets in life and believed the past was water under the bridge."You can not keep moving forward if you keep regretting the past"
Philip's final resting place will be at the foot of his father's grave at St Francis Cemetery, Ranchos de Taos, NM on 2 February, 2018.
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