Maria Bersabe (Bertha) Quintana, 80 years old, went to be with the Lord on July 8, 2015 in Alamosa,. Cremation was selected and a Memorial mass was held at the Sacred Heart Church in Alamosa. Internment will followed in the Alamosa cemetery. A vigil service with Recitation of the Rosary was held July 16, 2015 at the Sacred Heart Church in Alamosa.
Bertha enjoyed playing bingo with staff at the Evergreen Nursing Home. She especially enjoyed visits from family and friends. She loved to listen to Spanish music and did so into her final moments of life. She will be greatly missed by all.
She is survived by her sons Manuel Antonio Gomez AKA R. Steve (Kathy) Duran and Juan (Carmen) Loyas; her grandsons Noah Loyas, Andrew Gallegos and Joey Acosta; her sisters Julia Rivera, Ophelia Maestes, Sarita Quintana, Dorothy Sanchez, Delores (Oscar) Orozco, Maryann Medina, Margie Molina and Leona (John) Herrera.
Bertha was proceeded in death by: her husband Tirso Acosta; her sons Joseph Gallegos, Carlos Acosta; her daughter Debbie Moreno; her grandson Jody Gallegos; parents: Juan DeDios Quintana and Rosavel Quintana; and her siblings Ernest Medina, Trinidad Quintana, Maria (Consolacion) Rodriquez and Amelia Rivera.