LUCERO-TORRES – Carol Annette Lucero-Torres, 47, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 17, 2011 in Socorro, New Mexico. She was born in Socorro on January 17, 1964, to Frank Lucero and Arsenia (Gonzales) Romero. Carol was a lifelong resident of Socorro although she resided for a brief time in Albuquerque. She was a devoted Christian and it was her faith that sustained her throughout life’s struggles, she always reminded her family that The lord would always be there for them. Carol was very creative and loved making arts and crafts, sewing, and crocheting. As a hobby, Carol enjoyed collecting different salt and pepper shakers and frogs. She was a loving and dedicated mother and grandmother. Her grandchildren were her world. Carol never met a stranger and will always be remembered for her welcoming and giving personality. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Lucero and her beloved sister, Andrea Lucero. Carol is survived by her devoted children, Bernadette Quitana and husband, Brad; Horacio Torres Jr. and companion, Meghann; and Andrea Aguilar and husband, Isaiah; her loving mother, Arsenia G “Archie” Romero, her adored grandchildren, Timothy, Nyomi, and Miranda; and her brothers, Frank Lucero Jr. and companion, Barbara; and Patrick Lucero and wife, Priscilla. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 23, 2011 at Family Christian Center, Hwy 60 and Fowler Street, Socorro, NM 87801 at 9:00 am with a reception to follow. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Carol’s care has been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, New Mexico, 87801.