A rosary will be recited for Arino Joseph â€œArnoldâ€ Cardona, 59, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. A funeral service will be celebrated for â€œArnoldâ€ at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery.
Arnold passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. Arnold was born in Roswell on Dec. 21, 1951, to Valentine Cardona and Felicita Archuleta Cardona. He loved the outdoors and mountains where he enjoyed hunting and riding his bike. He had a huge heart and would give the shirt off his back.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Richard Cardona, and his wife, RenÃ©, of Phoenix, Ariz.; his daughter, Crystal Cardona, and her husband, Patrick, of Roswell; three grandsons: Julian Cardona of Roswell, Richard Cardona Jr., and Matthew Cardona of Phoenix, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Melissa Cardona, of Albuquerque; four brothers: Roy, Mario, Robert and his wife, Virginia, of Roswell, and Andrew and his wife, Evelyn, of Tucumcari. Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, Valentine and Felicita Cardona, and two brothers, Orlando Cardona and Valentine â€œTinoâ€ Cardona.
Please share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.