Obituaries

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ZAMORA – Ernest Zamora, 65, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2010 surrounded by his loving family at his home in Luis Lopez, NM. Ernest was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on January 10, 1945 to Nazario and Lupe (Garcia) Zamora. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, married September 24, 1966 in Socorro, NM, Beatrice (Gonzales) Zamora of Luis Lopez; His daughters, Diana Zamora and husband John Montoya of Luis Lopez; Laura Zamora of Albuquerque, NM; his son, Louis Luke Zamora of Luis Lopez; six grandchildren, Melinda; John Jr.; Michael; Megan; Breanna; and Enijah; two great-grandchildren, Kayla; and Hunter; brothers, Pat Zamora; Jimmy Zamora and wife, Barbara; and Ray Zamora; aunts, Aurora Garcia; Amalia Garcia; Maria Garcia; and Isabelle Arrevellos; his mother–in-law, Lillie Gonzales; brother-in-law, Sammy Gonzales; and sisters-in-law, Jenny Pyland and husband, Bill; and Roseann Savedra and husband, Danny; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Ernest was a resident of Luis Lopez for 40 years. He worked for the MRGCD and was a hard working farmer. Ernest was preceded in death by his son, Ernest Zamora Jr. (September 1, 1998); his parents, Nazario and Lupe Zamora;  his sister, Marian Marino; brothers-in-law, Eddie Gonzales; Joseph Gonzales; and Henry Gonzales; his father-in-law, Abran Gonzales; nephew, Richard Zamora; and great nephew, Floyd Savedra Jr. A Memorial Rosary will be recited on July 21, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. at San Miguel Catholic Church in Socorro with a Mass of Resurrection immediately following with Father Andy Pavlak as Celebrant. Inurnment will take place in the Luis Lopez Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would like any memorial contributions be made to Socorro General Hospital Hospice. Those who wish to send condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com. Services have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM  87801.
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