Mary C. Gallegos

Monte Vista resident Mary C. Gallegos, 87, passed away peacefully June 25, 2021, with her loving family by her side. Mary was born on June 2, 1934, in Manassa, Colo., the daughter of Alfredo LeFebre and Ana Padia LeFebre.

After graduating high school, Mary went on to obtain her certification to be a certified nurse's assistant. She worked taking care of others which was her passion in life for many years until she was able to retire and live out her days with her loving husband Charles Gallegos.

She was an exceptional woman, kind, caring and devoted to her family. Mary enjoyed going for walks, exercising, gardening, traveling and cooking meals for her family and friends. She loved the time she was able to spend with family, they were her life.

She will live on through her husband Charles P. Gallegos of Monte Vista, Colo.; daughter Karla (Richard) Vaccaro of Parker, Colo.; sons James Gallegos of Monte Vista, Colo.; Joey (Beatrice) Gallegos of Monte Vista, Colo.; grandchildren Kelsey (David) White of Monte Vista, Colo.; Brandon Gallegos of Alamosa, Colo.; great-grandchildren Victoria White, Christopher White, sister Maurine Gallery of Pueblo, Colo.; and brothers Amos (Sophia) Lefebre and John (Marie) Lefebre both of Pueblo, Colo. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents Alfredo and Ana LeFebre and her brother Alfred Lefebre.

Cremation was chosen and services will be held at a later date. To leave online condolences please visit The arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Monte Vista.