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Deacon Patrick Delozier

Deacon Patrick Delozier

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Deacon Clarence Patrick DeLozier, the son of Harlan and Lucille McSpadden DeLozier, was born in 1931 in Chelsea, Oklahoma. He died at home in Taos on February 26, 2016.Pat moved to Taos in 1981, where he was instrumental in bringing racquetball to Taos, and worked at Taos Ski Valley. He married Delfina Ruiz DeLozier December 18, 1982 and they have lived on Taos Mesa ever since. Pat was passionate about skiing, racquetball, and tennis. He loved dogs, baseball, and most of all, giving back to his community.
Pat is preceded in death by his parents, Harlan and Lucille; his brothers: Mac and Don; his infant brother Arthur; and sisters Mary Frances and Rue. He is also preceded in death by his son Michael.
He is survived by his wife, Delfina, and her adopted family: Lisa Wardlaw, Tait Wardlaw, Ted Wardlaw, and Meg Wardlaw Marsland, and their children, by his daughters: Debbie DeLozier, and Diana Parlato and her children Zack, Jordan and Kyle.
Deacon Pat is also survived by the wonderful community of the St Francis de Asisis church in Ranchos. Pat was ordained as a Deacon July 10, 1993, and served 3 years in Holy Trinity Church in Arroyo Seco, he then served 19 years at the St Francis de Asisis Church. Serving this community brought Pat immeasurable joy, and the way the community has rallied around Pat and Delfina these last years is a testament to the selfless way Pat lived and served as a Deacon.
A Rosary was held on March 4th, 2016. Funeral Mass was held on March 5th, 2016. Both services were held at St Francis de Asisis Church. Burial procession followed the mass, from the church to Jesus Nasareno Cemetery. Meal following the service, at St Francis de Asisis Gym. Arrangements by Rivera Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
American Parkinson Disease Association
American Parkinson Disease Association 135 Parkinson Avenue Staten Island, NY 10305
800-223-2732
http://www.apdaparkinson.org/
or
American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
800-242-8721
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/This obituary is protected by copyright laws, unauthorized use or duplication is prohibited.

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Location 818 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos NM 87571
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Kenneth Jennings published condolence .

I did not know for sure If pat was dead tell I read his obituary today. Pat and I graduated from Chelsea,Ok high school in 1949. We started in the first grade and were friends all through our school years. we played football. I knew his family real well. we lost contact when he moved to Taos. I live in Tulsa,ok, I am sorry for your lose

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Kathy Peter published condolence .

Delfina, I feel fortunate to have known Pat even for such a short time. Loved hearing stories Zach would tell me. He was quite an inspirational soul. He is safe with God now and my thaughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Kathy (Jackies mom).

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Ernest And Christine Salazar, Deacons 2018 published condolence .

Delfina, our deepest sympathies on the passing of Deacon Pat. Our prayers are with you and your family during this time. We wish we could be there for the rosary and funeral but we have formation this weekend. Know that we have much love and admiration for Deacon Pat as our Deacon mentor. May Gods loving arms be wrapped around Deacon Pat and yourself always.

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Lisa Anglada published condolence .

Delfina, my sincere and deepest condolences. Deacon Pat was one of a kind and will be greatly missed in our community. He brought so much love and passion and it was such an honor to have him serve and be a part of our St. Francis Community. Please know that you are loved and have a big family standing behind you today and always. May you fly high and shine bright with the Angels Deacon Pat.

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Celina Fowler published condolence .

My deepest condolences to the whole family It breaks my heart knowing such a kind man has left us but he will always be remembered. Ive known Deacon Pat since I was a little girl and he will always have a special place in my heart. Sincerely, Celina

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Raymond & Lorrie Valerio published condolence .

Our thoughts and prayers are with Deacon Pats family at this time. Heaven has welcomed a very special angel home. The bond and love that he had with his parishioners and especially the youth was amazing. You will be missed dearly.

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Jessica Marquez published condolence .

Prayers and thoughts with Deacon Pat and his family&9825;&9825; Lots of love from San Antonio!

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Patricia Anglada published condolence .

Delfina, my thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of loss. Deacon Pat was a wonderful man. He will surely be missed in our community and lives. May Gods peace and grace be with you during this time.

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Andy And Charlotte Fambro published condolence .

May the Angels in Heaven sing his song from the balconies in Heaven.

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Eric/margaret Baldonado published condolence .

Delfina, Our deepest condolences love and prayers go out to you and your family. Deacon Pat was such an amazing man with a beautiful heart and soul. His loss is going to leave a tremendous void at St. Francis. We thank GOD for the opportunity to have had Deacon Pat be a part of all our lives. We are truly blessed for the gift of Deacon Pat.

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Andreita Duran published condolence .

No words can express the unbearable sadness in my heart. I have known this wonderful man for all of my life and the thought of saying goodbye is too much. May the angels lead you to paradise Deacon Pat, and the martyrs come to welcome you home. Condolences to all those who are affected by the loss of this beloved man.

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