Albuquerque Journal North - February 22, 2003
BEN TALACHY , 97, of Ranchitos, died Wednesday. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margarita Ortiz Talachy; three brothers, Matias, Amarante and Patricio Talachy; and two sisters, Juanita and Leonarda Sanchez. He is survived by his good friend and companion Macedonia 'Mary' Quintana of La Puebla; a very close niece, Opal Olivas and her family of Ranchitos; other nieces and nephews, including Joe A. Talachy, Stella Tanner, Jose E. Talachy, Mary Gutierrez, Gary L. Talachy, Phil Talachy, Florence Skye and Patsy Ortiz; and close friend Stella Randall of Fairview. Cremation has taken place. Salazar Family of Block-Salazar Mortuary.