Obituaries (12/14/2011)

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PADILLA – Trini Padilla, 55, passed away peacefully Saturday, December 10, 2011 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Trini was born May 13, 1956 to Gilbert Padilla and Emilia (Silva) Mendez, in Socorro, New Mexico. He was a lifelong resident of Socorro. After proudly serving in the United States Army and specializing in Mechanics, Trini became a Firefighter / EMT-I with the White Sands Missile Range Fire Department from which he retired after 29 years of service. Trini was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He loved and adored his wife of 33 years, his sons, his grandsons and his entire family. Trini touched the lives of many people. He was an avid Golfer and absolutely loved the sport. He was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert Padilla, and his brother, Gilbert L Padilla. Trini is survived by his loving wife Belinda Green; his devoted sons, Joseph Martin Padilla and wife, Jamie; and Jared Josiah Green Padilla; his mother, Emilia Mendez, his adored grandsons, Jacob Martin and Jonathan Miguel Padilla; one sister, Mela Cordova and husband, Bob; his mother in law, Rachael Olivia Green; and many other loving family members and close friends. A Rosary will be recited on Monday, December 12, 2011, at 7:00 PM at San Miguel Catholic Church. The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 10:00 AM at San Miguel Catholic Church with Father Andrew Pavlak as Celebrant. Interment will be held in the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers are Gilbert “Gibo” Padilla, Peter Flores, Ray Madrid, Pete Lujan, Reyes Romero, and Jimmy Paz. Honorary pallbearers are WSMR Fire Department-Station 3, Midway Fire Department, Socorro Fire Department and Golf Buddies. To view service information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Trini’s care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, New Mexico 87801. 575-835-1530

MURPHY – Cheryl Lynn Murphy,  passed away peacefully, Friday, December 9, 2011. It was Cheryl’s wishes to be cremated and a private family Memorial Celebration and Interment will be held at a later date. The Family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all relatives and friends who were so kind and supportive during this time. Your kindness will always be remembered. In lieu of flowers donations may be given in Cheryl’s honor to any charity of choice. Those who wish to leave a condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com Cheryl ‘s care was entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, New Mexico, 87801. 575-835-1530