Angelita Carbajal Garcia, "Angie", 83, a longtime resident of Deming passed away Friday September 8, 2017 at her home.
Angie was born March 30, 1934 in Rincon, New Mexico to Adolfo and Margarita (Perez) Carbajal. She came to Deming with her family in 1950 from Hatch and worked in the Deming Public Schools Cafeteria for 30 years from which she retired. Angie also worked at in the Mimbres Hospital cafeteria for almost 20 years. She loved dancing, cooking and being with all her family. Angie enjoyed working puzzles, crossword, watching her novelas, and when it came to green chile, she only wanted the hottest available. Her family remembers her as being a fun loving and giving person whose good humor will always be remembered. Angelita was a member of the League of Sacred Heart of St. Ann Catholic Church.
She is survived by her children, Andy Garcia (Pauline) of Deming, Ernestina Jimenez (Frank M.) of Lordsburg, Lupe Arredondo (Sam) of Tucson, AZ, and Esperanza Sanchez of Deming; her special niece, Rosa Martinez of Deming who was her caregiver; 22 grandchildren, Toni, Stefanie, Jason, Anna, Alyssa, Vicente, Tanya, Salvador, Michael, Julie, Lisa, Frankie, Anthony, Cynthia, Narciso, Timmy, Bonnie, Sammy Jr., Barbara, Benji, Angela, and Jesus; 74 great grandchildren and 29 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 children, Tony Garcia and Mary Ann Garcia, 2 brothers and 4 sisters.
Visitation will begin Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Baca's Funeral Chapel where a prayer vigil will be that evening at 7 to be led by Cristina Milo. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday morning at 10 at St. Ann Catholic Church with Fr. Alejandro Reyes officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jesus Sanchez, Jason Garcia, Frank Jimenez Jr., Anthony Jimenez, Kevin Pope and Timothy Arredondo. Honorary bearers are her remaining grandchildren and great grandchildren.