Charles Hzifredo Montoya, 84 of Winchester, VA passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023 at Winchester Medical Center.
Charles was born in Lasauses, CO in 1938 the son of the late Pedro and Cleotilde Montoya. He graduated from St. Louis University with his Master’s Degree in Social Work and was working on his PhD from the University of Denver. Charles spent his career helping others as a social worker, volunteer and steward to those underserved in his community. He regularly attended Shenandoah Baptist Church. In addition, he also served in the Peace Corps overseas for 3 years working in communities to provide aid and educational support.
He is survived by his wife Joan; daughter, Sonya Montoya of Melbourne, FL; brothers, Pete Montoya of Pueblo, CO and Sam Montoya of New Mexico.
A visitation will be held for Charles on Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 6pm to 8pm with a mass the following day at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Friday, February 10, 2023 at 10am. Interment will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery.
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