Deborah Baca, 61, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.
Mary H. Mesa, 97 went for eternal ret in the arms of Christ Wednesday, May 8, 2019. She was born November 30, 1921 in Magdalena, NM to Julian Hill and Delfina Zamora Hill. Mary was the founding mother of the recipes for Jalisco Café. Mary was the matriarch of the family. She was a very strong and religious woman. She lost her mom at 11 years old and she went on raise her six siblings. She worked all her life. As a teen she was a live-in housekeeper, cook, and nanny, this is where she learned to cook her great American dishes, especially her baked goods, like her breads and cinnamon rolls. Candelaria Mesa taught her how to cook her famous Mexican food, although she created many of her own plates and her sopaipillas. There was always coffee and food on her stove that she shared with anyone that came to her home. With the help of God she raised six children whom she brought up to love God. All the family was inspired by her spirituality and her faith. Mary was greatly loved and will be dearly missed.
Jesus E. Gonzales, 90, a resident of Arenas Valley, NM entered eternal rest Friday, May 10, 2019 at Mt. View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
Mary Louise Van Buskirk, 81, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
Tomasa Diaz Gandara, 87, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Mt. View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM. She was born November 15, 1931 in Lordsburg, NM to Nicholas Diaz and Emilia Torres Diaz. Tomasa was a devout Catholic and member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. She devoted her time to the ministry of religious education. She is survived by three sons, Manuel D. Gandara Jr. and wife Shelly of Queen Creek, AZ; Miguel Gandara and wife Lydia of Houston, TX; Raymond Diaz of Las Cruces; six daughters, Magdalena Gandara Cordova and husband William of Albuquerque; Patricia Gandara of Lordsburg; Yolanda Gandara Alaniz of Sahuarita, AZ; Victoria D. Gandara of Albuquerque; Angela D. Gandara and wife Bettina of Rio Rancho; Elizabeth D. DeWalt and husband Michael of Albuquerque; eighteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Nicholas Diaz and wife Melinda of Sahuarita, AZ.
Eugene D. Caldwell, 82, a resident of Animas, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.
Michael Haire, 25, a resident of Deming, NM entered eternal rest on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-546-0070.
Tomasa Gandara, 87, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Mt. View Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.
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