Albuquerque Journal - September 22, 2001
Mr. Willie G. Barreras, 73, a resident of Albuquerque passed away on September 20, 2001. Mr. Barreras is the beloved husband of 54 years to Mrs. Andrea Barreras. He is also survived by his children, Pete Barreras and wife, Donna, Vivian Barreras and wife, Albie, Margaret Barboa and husband, David, Barbara Miller and husband, Luther, Andra Ponce and husband, Toby Jr. and Angel Barreras; four sisters, Beatrice Birner, Mary Jane Chavez, Emma Silva and husband, Albert, Estella Craig and husband, Colgate; two brothers, Bennie Barreras and wife, Louisa and Felix Barreras Jr., and wife, Grace; stepmother, Maria Barreras; half sisters, Rose Feldman, Paula Barreras and Gloria Armenta and husband, Carlos; half brothers, Felix Barreras, Jimmy Barreras and David Barreras and wife, Margaret; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mr. Barreras was a member of the Catholic Church and a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union 412. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and then at 7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 7:30 p.m. by Gabriella Nieto. Final visitation will be Monday morning from 7:00 p.m. until 7:40 p.m. in the Gabaldon Memorial Chapel with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 8:00 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 562 Atrisco SW, Father Manuel VIera, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Phillip Barreras, Keith Bowman, Steven Christopher, Chris Miller, Toby Ponce III and Carlos Ponce. Honorary will be Luther Miller III and Steve Ponce. Gabaldon Mortuary, 1000 Old Coors Rd SW in charge of the arrangements.