Simon Orona, 1938 - 2017


Simon Orona

March 2, 1938 - September 16, 2017


Simon Orona was born on March 2, 1938 in Durango Mexico. Mr. Orona passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico following a long term illness. Most will remember Simon as the humble man who played the accordion with his friends at the Living Center, several churches in the surrounding areas, and also playing at many events for over fifty years in the New Mexico communities. He will greatly be missed!

Simon's wife Mary Clara Vasquez, brothers, sisters and family would like to invite all Simon's friends in our community to join our family in prayer and attending his services at Rivera Funeral Home in Taos. Public viewing will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5 PM at Rivera Chapel with rosary to follow at 6 PM. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 3 PM at Rivera Chapel.  


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