Maria Oralia Holguin entered into rest in her home in Socorro on Dec. 16, 2020. She was born on Nov. 19, 1942 to Martin and Clarita Lopez in Manzano.
She was the fifth child of twelve children. Oralia was a long-time resident of Socorro and loved to spend her time driving around with her granddaughter Shantal and her other grandkids, singing, dancing, taking care of her precious puppies, making delicious food with and for her kids, spending her evenings on video-chat with her latest grandchild, and going to the casino with her husband. She was kind, loving, caring, and cherished her husband and family, as well as her relationship with God.
She loved for her hair to be done by her grandchildren and would not go anywhere without making sure she had enough perfume on. Her laugh was contagious, and her heart was as pure as gold. She was very strong, and independent. Her life was a blessing and her memory a treasure. She was loved beyond words and will be missed beyond measure.
She is survived by her husband Adalberto Holguin, her son Felix William Saavedra and wife Paloma Saavedra, daughter Maryann Gutierrez and significant other Orlando Carrillo, son Marty and wife Julia Salas, daughter Julianna Quintana, she also had two sons Daniel, Paul Salas, and grandchild Mario Salas Fajardo who passed on.
She is survived by her siblings, sister’s Pablita (Polly) Morales and Christella Chavez, brother’s Ted and Wilfred Lopez and families. Her passed on brothers and sister Manuel, Isaias, Mary Silva, Nazario, Lorenzo, Francisco, and Albino Lopez.
She is survived by 26 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild.