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.
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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.
O’BANNON – James Edward “Jimmy” O’Bannon, 57, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 23, 2013. He was born in Clovis on Aug. 20, 1955, to John J. and Hallie E. (Wilkerson) O’Bannon. James was a Socorro resident since April 1994.
DEAN – Gwendola Pearl Dean, 76, went to God’s arms on Saturday, March 23, 2013. She was born on December 26, 1936 in Ardmore, OK to William and Alva (Lloyd) Wiggins. Gwen made a home in Oklahoma and raised her son and daughter as a single mother while caring for her mother.
SANCHEZ – Mike Sanchez, 58, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 16, 2013, with his loving family at his side.
MAHAN – Magdalena Rico Mahan, 62 of Socorro passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013.
ARAGON – Lorenzo M. Aragon, 55, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 1, 2013, with his loving family at his side.
ROADY– David Preston Roady, 63, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in Socorro. He was born in Albuquerque on Nov. 23, 1949, to Floyd and Floy Mae (Lowe) Roady.
SEDILLO – Emma A. Sedillo, 87, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.