Lorraine Bonaguidi-Menapace passed away on October 13, 2021 in Gallup, NM. She was born November 9, 1942 at St. Mary’s in Gallup. She graduated from Cathedral High School and attended business school. Throughout her lifetime, she was active in The Doe’s: an axillary of the Elks Lodge, an avid bowler and enjoyed cooking and entertaining. She was married to Art Menapace for 23 years. They resided in Gallup where she was part owner of the family owned and operated business in downtown Gallup-City Electric Shoe Shop. She was known to have a great business sense and artistic mind.
She is proceeded in death by Art, her husband. Sesto and Sylvia Bonaguidi, her parents. Lea Riffle, her sister. Marion Riffle, her brother-in-law. and Diane Bonaguidi, her sister-in-law:
She is survived by Louie (Sonny) Bonaguidi, her brother, Nick Riffle. Tony Bonaguidi, and Dan Bonaguidi, her nephews. and Delle Riffle and Gina Spolar (Bonaguidi), her nieces.
Services will be held on Saturday October 23, 2021 at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Gallup, NM. The Rosary will begin at 10:30 am with the Mass immediately following with Father Matt Keller officiating. Burial will then take place at Sunset Memorial Park.
Pallbearers include; Cody Riffle, Tony Bonaguidi, Dan Bonaguidi, Joshua Ortiz, Kurt Spolar, Nick Riffle.
Cope Memorial Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.