Articles for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

Obituaries (5/23/2013)

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.

Obituaries (5/16/2013)

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.

Obituaries 5/2/2013

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.

Obituaries 4/18/2013

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.

Obituaries 4/11/2013

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.

Obituaries 4/4/2013

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.

Obituaries 3/28/2013

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.

Obituaries (1/26/2013)

KLEIN – Donald Clyde Klein Jr., a prominent Socorro attorney known for his many, long years of service work, died Monday afternoon, Jan. 21, 2013, in an Albuquerque hospital after suffering a stroke the previous week.