Amada Escarcega Anchieta, 89, longtime Deming resident passed away Sunday May 13, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.
Amada was born October 20, 1928 to Inez Vasquez and Jose Escarcega in Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico. She came to Deming in 1975 from Cd. Juarez and made Deming her home. Amada loved to cook and enjoyed the unity of her family. Her favorite pastime was to sit outside and feel free spirited and she also enjoyed traveling to any destination. She was a communicant of Saint Ann's Catholic Church and will be remembered for the love she shared with her family and the homemade cooked meals she prepared.
Amada is survived by her 6 sons, Elias Anchieta of Deming, Jose Anchieta and wife Yolanda of El Paso, Salvador Anchieta and wife Consuelo of Deming, Tomas Anchieta of El Paso, Alberto Anchieta and wife Dora of El Paso, and Manuel Anchieta and wife Leticia of Juarez, MX; 7 daughters, Delia Robles of Deming, Ana Blanco and husband Rafael of Deming, Aurora Anchieta of Las Cruces, Rosario Amaral of Virginia, Lourdes Kaderly and husband Bradly of Deming, Angelica Anchieta of Phoenix, AZ, and Clara Sandoval and husband Joseph of Seattle, WA; her sister, Inez Lopez of Las Cruces; 35 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose and Inez Escarcega; husband, Jose Anchieta; siblings, Roberta, Eugenia, Aurelia and Pedro Anchieta; and granddaughter, Karla Lopez.
Visitation will begin Thursday evening at 5 o'clock at Baca's Funeral Chapel where a prayer vigil will follow at 6 to be led by Elias Anchieta. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday morning at 10 at St. Ann Catholic Church with Fr. Manuel Ibarra officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers are Daniel Blanco, Iran Anchieta, Miguel Robles, Jared Shortal, Eddie and Ryan Remondini.