Articles for the ‘Obituaries’ Category
MURPHY – Arlton C. Murphy, 76, a resident of Belen, passed away Tuesday morning, July 30, 2013. Art was a resident of Socorro for over 50 years. He retired to Belen 11 years ago with his wife, Carol.
GRAHAM – Lee Graham, 76, passed away peacefully Monday, July 29, 2013, with his family by his side. He was born in Albuquerque on Oct. 11, 1936, to Claude Reeves and Ruth Ella (Baldwin) Graham.
STEPHENSON – Seth Michael Stephenson, 16, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013. He was born in Bury Saint Edmunds, England, on March 15, 1997, to Mark and Myfawnwy (Roberts) Stephenson.
HIRSCHFELD – Rita H. Hirschfeld, 95, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2013, in Albuquerque, NM.
FERNANDEZ – Frank (Scooter) Fernandez III, born June 23, 1965, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, 2013.
STIERS – Sally (Padilla) Stiers, 90, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at her home. She was born in San Antonio, N.M., on April 1, 1923, to Marcelino and Carmelita (Lucero) Padilla.
ROMERO – Gilbert “Gilly” Romero, 48, a resident of Socorro, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013 peacefully in his sleep while at home. He was prceeded in death by his mother, Dell Romero, and his sister Elaine Romero.
MAGEDOV – Dr. Igor V. Magedov, 49, passed away peacefully Friday, June 14, 2013, with his family by his side.
MCLEMORE – Helen B. McLemore went to be with our Lord on Saturday, June 1, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, James G. McLemore, to whom she was married for 63 years until he passed away in 2005.
ZAMORA – Patrocinio G. Zamora, 75, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 11, 2013, with his family by his side. He was born in Magdalena on May 17, 1937, to Nazario and Lupe (Garcia) Zamora. Patrocinio was a lifelong resident of Luis Lopez.
BARNES – Lois May Israel Barnes, of Las Cruces, formerly of Silver City and Glenwood, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 20, 2013, surrounded by her beloved family.
RIVERA – Dora Rivera, 88, passed away peacefully at her home and surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. She was born in Tokay, NM on January 27, 1925 to Carlos and Adela (Avila) Soto. Dora was a life long resident of Socorro.
FAJARDO – Erma Fajardo, 75, passed away peacefully Friday, May 10, 2013, in Socorro. She was born in La Joya on July 6, 1937, to Juan T. and Cecilia (Armijo) Peralta. Erma grew up in La Joya and graduated from La Joya High School in 1956.
MATTAX – Jason Paul Mattax passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Socorro surrounded by his family and loved ones after his long battle with brain cancer (Glioblastoma multiforme). Jason was born in LaGrande, Ore., on July 5, 1983.
GALLEGOS – Emily Gallegos, 73, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 10, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lemitar on May 26, 1939, to Raphael and Anuncacion (Vallejos) Santillanes.
TORRES – Rose Torres, 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 4, 2013 with her loving children at her side. She was born in Tokay, NM on September 25, 1920 to Isaias and Estanislada (Bustos) Romero. During World War II, Rose worked in the ship yards in Oakland Ca. and then in 1950 she married the love of her life, Tony.