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Mary G. SmithMay 18, 1923 ~ October 27, 2017 (age 94)
Mary Gallegos Smith, 94, of Denver, passed away peacefully on October 27, 2017.
Mary was born May 18, 1923 in Delia, New Mexico to Teofilo Gallegos and Maclovia "Gloria" Gonzales Gallegos. She graduated from West High School in Denver, Colorado. She married Gilbert Smith on April 26, 1943. Mary worked as a Credit Investigator in the banking industry.
Survived by her sons, Bruce G. (Mary J.) Smith of Parker, Colorado, Timothy Smith of Denver, Colorado and daughter, Sandra Lee Smith of Fort Lupton, Colorado. Also survived by her grandchildren, David (Lara) Peterson of Yakima, Washington, Derek Peterson of Austin, Texas, Jeffrey (Tracy) Smith, Dustin (Kerri) Peterson, both of Denver, Colorado, Christine Simon of Aurora, Colorado, Randy (Robin) Smith of Thornton, Colorado and Angela Smith of Aurora, Colorado, 13 great-grandchildren and 7 great, great-grandchildren. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert, her parents and brother, Ben Gallegos.
Recitation of the Rosary at 9:00 a.m., followed by Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. both on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 13120 E. Kentucky Ave., Aurora, CO 80012. A Reception will be held at the Church following the Mass from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Burial will be with her husband at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Committal Service 2:15 p.m., Staging Area "C".
The family would welcome flowers, but donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Mary's memory to:
Mother Cabrini Shrine, 20189 Cabrini Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401.