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Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Wyoming N.E. & Paseo del Norte N.E.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
505-821-0800

Contributed by Cheryl Harris, Feb 01, 2002, last edited May 16, 2011 [rich1223@comcast.net]. Total records = 5,480.

The Gate of Heaven is located at the southwest corner of Wyoming N.E. and Paseo del Norte N.E. It is 3 miles east of the I-25 freeway and Paseo del Norte exit.

Gate of Heaven is Catholic Cemetery owned and maintained by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was dedicated in late 1965 by the Archbishop and Monsignor of the Santa Fe Archdiocese. I have not found out the exact acreage involved, but my husband estimates it at 2 acres.

The Cemetery has a large Catholic Chapel, indoor mausoleum as well as several patio crypts. I logged just over 5000 graves, and most feel that is pretty accurate. There is about 30% more spaces available (developed) with another 10,000 that could be developed in an adjacent site.

I transcribed these graves over a period of three months. The listing is complete, as of 10/31/2001.

The following Legend is for the area of each burial.

Legend:
M = Mausoleum
MC = Mausoleum Chapel
MP = Mausoleum Patio
GC = Garden Crypts
GON = Garden of Nativity
GOA = Garden of Ascension
GOHF = Garden of Holy Family
GOR = Garden of Resurrection
GOHC = Garden of the Holy Cross
SF (or I might have listed it GOSF) = Garden of St Francis
Angels - Garden of Angels (Baby Section)
GOSP - Garden of St Peter GOSM = Garden of St Michael

- Cheryl Harris

 

 

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