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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

herrera 02Leonard “Lenny” Joe Herrera, 70, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Friday, December 21, 2018 at NM Veteran’s Center in T or C, NM. He was born May 2, 1948 in Woodland, CA to Leonard and Enedina (Nadine) Herrera. He was employed by the Cobre Schools as a custodian at Bayard Elementary.  He was avid fan of the San Francisco 49’s and San Francisco Giants. He is survived by one son, Matthew Herrera and companion Raelyn of Silver City; one daughter, Nadine Herrera of Bayard; three brothers, Johnny Lucero and wife Donna, Michael Herrera and wife Irma, and Ricky Herrera; one sister, Debbie Dominguez and husband German; aunts, Connie Molina and husband Robert, and Amelia Beach and husband Dave, a special god-daughter Monica Helton. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Nancy VanVliet, paternal grandparents, Petronilo and Leonor Herrera; maternal grandparents, Pedro and Amelia Herrera.

Lorrie D. Fierro, 57, entered eternal rest Monday, December 24, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Pablo H. Alvarado, 84, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center. He was born May 11, 1934 in Santa Rita, NM to Anastacio Alvarado and Luz Hernandez. He is survived by three sons, Pablo, Brian, and Jonathan Alvarado; five daughters, Maria Luz, Ramona, Isabelle, Lorraine, and Louise; nephew, Alfredo Hernandez of Silver City. He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Mary Ann Alvarado. A Graveside Service will be celebrated Thursday, December 27 at Fort Bayard National Cemetery at 2 p.m. with full military honors. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

Leonard Joe Herrera, 70, a resident of Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Friday, December 21, 2018 at NM Veteran’s Hospital in T or C, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Christina Davis, 40, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

correa 02Elisa Morales Correa, 91, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born May 25, 1927 in Santa Rita, NM to Inez Morales and Sara Lopez. She is survived by her son, Alfredo M. Correa and wife Sandy of Silver City; her daughter, Evangeline “Vangie” Silva and husband Frank of Silver City; seven grandchildren, Alfred Michael Correa (Stephanie), Benjamin Correa (Naomi), Patrick Correa, Jacob Silva (Adriana), Matthew Silva (Jennifer), Daniel Silva (Breanna), and Kathleen Silva; seven great grandchildren, Alyssa, Elias, Karina, McKenzie, Audrina, Andres, and Ezra; one brother, Jesus Morales of Arenas Valley; one sister, Nora Arzola and husband Ramon of Silver City; sister in-law, Lupe Morales.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Alfredo C. Correa, three brothers, Pedro, Antonio, and Luis Morales; one sister, Margarita Gallardo. Visitation will be Thursday, December 27 from 5 - 6 p.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary being recited by Dr. Gilbert Arizaga to begin at 6 p.m.The funeral liturgy will be celebrated on Friday, December 28 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Newman Center with Father Ezenwelem Bartholomew officiating. Pallbearers will be her seven grandchildren, Alfred Correa, Benjamin Correa, Patrick Correa, Jacob Silva, Matthew Silva, Daniel Silva, and Kathleen Silva. Cremation will follow service. Inurnment will be at Hanover Cemetery. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

sanchez 02Napoleon Sanchez, 86, a resident of Arenas Valley, NM went home on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center. He was born June 3, 1932 in Gila, NM to Hermila Sanchez Polanco. He was the youngest of eight siblings. Napo was the only remaining sibling. His deceased siblings were Manuel Sanchez, Josephina Medina, Beatrice Mata, Soledad Santa Maria, Crestina Ponce, Elena Garcia and Concha Mesa. Napo proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After returning home, he attended Western New Mexico University and completed a B.A. degree in History. He was a member of the WNMU cross country team and received recognition for his competiveness and special ability. For many years Napo delivered for Schadel’s Bakery. He also worked for the city as a meterman, dispatcher, and grounds keeper of the baseball fields and golf course.

Benny Garcia Vargas, 88, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Fort Bayard Medical Center.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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