Obituary notices.

macario chavez rsMacario C. Chavez, 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home in Santa Clara, New Mexico on Friday, July 20, 2018.

He was born on January 12, 1932 in Santa Rita, New Mexico to Porfirio Chavez and Aldaberta.

Macario was a dedicated advocate to the "National Right to Read Foundation." He strongly believed and advocated that "phonics" is key for children to read proficiently.

Pritikin, Leonard, 98, of Silver City, NM, died on July 19, 2018. Services are pending at Baca's Funeral Chapels.

William T. King, 87, a longtime resident of Deming passed away Thursday July 19, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.

Arrangements are pending.

stephanie rogers rsStephanie Ann Rogers, 47, passed away July 3, 2018 in Bend, Oregon.

Stephanie was born November 3, 1970 to Ike and Linda Rogers in Denver, Colorado. 

A celebration of Steph's Life will be Saturday July 28, 2018 at 2 o'clock in the afternoon at the home of David & Netta Cummings, 33788 County Road 3.5 Fowler, Colorado 81039. Darryl Johnson will officiate.

Macario C. Chavez, 86, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Friday, July 20, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

garcia 02Ashley Renee Garcia, 34, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, July 15, 2018 in Silver City, NM.

She was born March 21, 1984 in Silver City to the late Henry Garcia and Denise Madrid Garcia. She is survived by her mother, Denise M. Garcia; her loving companion, Frank T. Carbajal of Silver City; one son, Isaac Medina of Silver City; one daughter, Isabelle Carbajal of Silver City; two brothers, Mario Garcia and wife Michelle of Hanover; Nicholas Garcia of Silver City. She was preceded in death by her father, maternal grandparents, Max and Felicita Madrid; paternal grandparents, Joe and Elena Garcia.

zapata 02Antonio Zapata, 88, a resident of San Lorenzo, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Sierra Assisted Living in Tucson, AZ. He was born May 11, 1930 in San Lorenzo to Aniceto and Valentina Altamirano Zapata.

Mr. Zapata proudly served his country with the U.S Army. He is survived by one son, Henry Andazola and wife Charlotte of Pinos Altos; one daughter, Lulu Andazola of Tucson, AZ; two sisters survive him, “Nena” Lopez and husband Freddy, and Aggie Vigil; one grandson, Greg Andazola and wife Denise of Hurley; two granddaughters, Monica Andazola and husband Steve Grijalva of Mimbres; Deborah Villalba and husband Diego of Silver City, NM.

falley 02Patricia Ryan Falley entered eternal rest on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center in Silver City, NM. She was born in New York City on November 28, 1937, and lived in New York and New Jersey until she and her husband retired and moved to Silver City, NM, in 2002. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Nora Ryan, and her sister, Claire Doyle. She is survived by her husband Peter Falley and her sister Gail Brady. She went to St. Simon Stock high school in the Bronx and attended Fordham University. She married Peter Falley in 1959 and moved with him to Rockaway, New Jersey in 1968. She worked for a number of years in the insurance and financial industry in New York, helping to put her husband through graduate school.

In New Jersey she worked with Opera at Florham, an opera company in residence at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ, and she established a business as a corporate art consultant. Through her husband’s work as a mathematics professor at the University, she befriended and mentored many students and was often referred to as Math Mom.

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