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San Jose Catholic Church
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Ernesto H. Sosa

Ernesto H. Sosa, 73, of W. Greene Street, Carlsbad, NM, passed away May 4, 2021 at Kindred Hospital, El Paso, Texas.

Cremation has taken place. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 AM, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at San Jose Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 AM with Fr. Juan Carlos Ramirez officiating. Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, NM. Carlsbad Veterans Honor Guard will provide military honors.
Ernesto was born May 6, 1947 in Carlsbad, NM to Manuel and Tomasa (Hernandez) Sosa. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a faithful volunteer in the Carlsbad Veterans Honor Guard and the American Legion, Post #7. Ernesto married Criselda Gonzalez in 1966. He worked for Santa Fe Railroad, retiring after 38 years of service. Ernesto enjoyed traveling, playing bingo and visiting the casinos. Most importantly, he loved spending quality time with his family and loved ones, especially his great-grandkids. Ernesto was preceded in death by his parents; son, Arthur Sosa; brothers: Gilbert and Johnny Sosa; sisters: Margarita Valenzuela, Petra Tovar, Josie Martinez and Olivia Jaquez.
Survivors are his wife, Criselda Sosa; sons: Danny Sosa and wife, Mary Ann, Ernest Sosa, Jr. and Anthony Sosa and wife, Cynthia; granddaughters: Amanda, April, Vanessa, Amber and Monica; grandson: Ernest III, Anthony, Jr. and Jonthaniel; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers: David, Ruben and Joe Sosa; sisters: Vera Salisberry, Sally Martinez, Delia Doporto, Velma Lopez and Yolanda DeLeon and numerous nieces and nephews.
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Jose & Hilda Varela lit a candle for Ernesto H. Sosa

Jose & Hilda Varela May 15 2021 11:20 AM

I am truly sorry for your loss. May the good lord bless and watch over all of you.

Carol Avitia May 11 2021 2:36 PM

Lance & Barbara montoya lit a candle for Ernesto H. Sosa

Lance & Barbara montoya May 11 2021 1:27 AM

Katy Fuentes lit a candle for Ernesto H. Sosa

Katy Fuentes May 10 2021 6:09 PM

Our Condolences and prayers to all Family . So Sorry .

Ismo & Mary Franco May 9 2021 10:46 AM

Rest In Peace friend and brother in arms.

Ernesto G Torres May 8 2021 2:27 PM

Mike Sosa lit a candle for Ernesto H. Sosa

Mike Sosa May 8 2021 1:49 AM

Mike Sosa lit a candle for Ernesto H. Sosa

Mike Sosa May 8 2021 1:49 AM

Our Condolence, to Criselda and family. We always enjoyed seeing you both at bingo. so sorry for your loss.

Mary Griego May 7 2021 10:30 PM

Mary & son Eddie Griego lit a candle for Ernesto H. Sosa

Mary & son Eddie Griego May 7 2021 10:24 PM