Ernest A. Uzueta, 79, a resident of Albuquerque for most of his life, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2002. Ernie was born January 26, 1923 in Deming, New Mexico. He had been a train mechanic and service technician for the railroad before retiring. He served in WW II in the U.S. Marines. Ernie was a member of the D.A.V. Chapter 3, V.F.W. Post 99, Retired Santa Fe Railroad, and was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Ernie will be remembered for his love of music. He entertained us all with his singing and guitar playing of Spanish ballads. Ernie is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sally Uzueta of Albuquerque; three children, Randall Uzueta and wife, Judy, Stephen Uzueta, and Anna Chavez; two sisters, Mary Pena and Alicia; four brothers, Joe Uzueta, Willie Uzueta, Henry Enciso, and Manuel Enciso; eight grandchildren, Jeff Uzueta, Josh Uzueta, Adrianna Chavez, Camille Chavez, Samantha Chavez, Brenda Uzueta, Andrea Uzueta, and Stephanie Uzueta; and six great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the entire staff of the Albuquerque Manor, with special appreciation to Jill and Linda, for all their loving care. The Rosary for Ernie will be recited this evening, Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 1860 Griegos Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM with the Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, March 13, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Albuquerque. Interment will follow in Vista Verde Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jay Kinzer, Ray Baca, Robert Archibeque, Nick Zamora, Jeff Uzueta, Josh Uzueta and Joe Moreno. Arrangements by Vista Verde Mortuary, Rio Rancho.