Buenavida L. Adajar

October 25, 2013 • Obituaries


ADAJARBuenavida L. Adajar, of Roswell, passed away Oct. 23, 2013, in Albuquerque, at the age of 71.

The seventh child in her family, she was fondly called “Baby” by her family and friends. She was a beautiful woman both inside and out. She was born on Oct. 2, 1942, in Pangasinan, Philippines, to Rufino and Felisa Nee Lagmay. Mrs. Adajar was a devoted and proud [auth] mother and an accountant by profession. She provided love and care to her children, emphasizing the importance of a good education. She saw to it that all of her children received that education and that they were successful in their chosen professions.

She is survived by her children: Dr. Mario Adajar, an internist in Pennsylvania, Rosemarie Adajar, who practiced medicine in the Philippines and is currently a nurse in Roswell, and Dr. Fundador Adajar, a cardiologist in Roswell; daughter-in-law, Dr. Joy Adajar an internist in Pennsylvania; and son-in-law Jason Christensen; grandchildren: Lorenze, Marty, Mig, Borgy, Joseph, Mai, Mia, Arianna, Allison and Alexander.

Vigil with rosary will be Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at 6 p.m. at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel in Roswell, with a Mass of Resurrection Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church. Rev. Joseph Pacquing will be presiding. Her remains will be cremated and inurned in the columbarium at Assumption on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at 10 a.m.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

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