In Memory


Joe J Chiado

Joseph John Chiado, Jr.
3.7.47 – 2.8.10

 Joseph John Chiado, Jr. – 62, a local resident for 13 years, died at his home on Monday, February 8, 2010. He was born March 7, 1947, in Albuquerque, NM, to Joseph John Chiado Sr. and Mary A. (Aranda) Chiado. Joe was honorably discharged in 1968 after serving in the U.S. Army. He was self-employed working in sales and as a developer. Joe adored his wife, children, family, friends, and even extended his kindness to strangers. His passion and creativity enlivened all the people around him. He told the best stories, loved to laugh and appreciated art and the beauty of nature. He lived life fully, unafraid to lay it on the line. He will always be remembered for his sincerity and pizzazz. Survivors include his wife, Judy Chiado of T or C, NM; his children, Michael Chiado and wife, Erica, of Snellville, GA, Cameron Chiado of Albuquerque, NM, Angelo Chiado and fiancée, Kristin, of Las Vegas, NV, Haymish Chiado of Las Vegas, NV and Amanda Chiado and husband, Fabio Bozzi, of Hollister, CA; his mother, Mary Chiado of Fruita, CO; his sister, Angie Jones and husband, Dave of Fruita, CO; nine grandchildren; by numerous other family members and many close friends; and by his little dog, Monster. He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph John Chiado, Sr. Cremation will take place and a memorial celebration service will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the VFS Post 1389 in Elephant Butte, NM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Joseph Chiado Memorial Fund at First Savings Bank, P.O. Box 1340, T or C, NM 87901. Arrangements are by Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. & Sierra Crematory, LLC, 303 N. Cedar St. T or C. Albuquerque Journal, Friday, February 12, 2010.

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