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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Feliciana Portillo, 99, of Hurley passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at her daughter's residence. Services are pending with Baca's Funeral Chapels.

gonzales arleneArlene L Gonzales, of Silver City passed away August 4, 2018 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, surrounded by her family.

Cremation has been entrusted to Baca’s Funeral Chapels. A Memorial Service to celebrate Arlene’s life will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church, 186 Bypass Road in Silver City with Pastor Eldon Fowler officiating. Inurnment of her ashes will follow at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Cemetery.

flournoyRobert L. Flournoy, 74, Deming resident, passed away Friday August 3, 2018 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be Friday August 10, 2018 from 10 until 11 at Baca’s Funeral Chapel in Deming. Funeral services will be celebrated at 11 o’clock also at Baca’s Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Rev. Reginald D. Price, Pastor will officiate.

Robert was born October 15, 1943 in Anthony New Mexico to Lacy Lee Flournoy and Emma G. Boyer (Flournoy). He married Alice Williams and together raised 5 children. He lived 11 years in Mesquite, New Mexico, later moved to Las Cruces and settled for the next 33 years. Then took up residency in Deming New Mexico for the past 5 years of his life. “Bud”, never took he always gave. He offered himself to the line of work that kept food on the table and clothes on our back. He touched the heart of people and left an impact on many lives. He was known as a real people’s person. Always ready to work, gave his all, and never holding anything back. Robert allowed his family to see the world. The greatest truck driver ever known. We can truly say Robert, Bud, and Monk gave his all. That’s what made him who he was. A grandfather, father, husband, son, brother, uncle dad, brother-in-law, and friend. God has always been up and yet is with us. Live on Bud. We will always love and miss you.

perez Luis Pérez, 90, of Silver City, NM, passed in peace on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in Silver City, NM.

Funeral services will be held at The First United Methodist Church on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Michael Brunk officiating.

Josephine Cifarelli Lowe 90 of Silver City, NM passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Silver City Care Center.

A Graveside will be held at Memory Lane Cemetery on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 11:00am.

She was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Valentines Day 1927. She was a first generation American, born to European immigrants, Guiseppe “Joseph” Cifarelli (Italy) and Gertrude Schmidt (Germany). Josephine was orphaned at 3 years of age and was raised at St. Mary’s Academy in Silver City, NM. Josephine was the widow of Boyd “Cookie” Lowe.

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.

Anthony Polanco, 43, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, August 6, 2018 at Advanced Care Hospital in Las Cruces, NM. He was born May 22, 1975 in Silver City to Prajedes and Ernestina Cook Polanco.

Anthony’s one of a kind laughter and sense of humor is what set him apart and endeared him to all who loved him. His playful and creative ability lead to fun filled times at home around the kitchen table, cruising down a back road, camping or anywhere he would get called to be at. Elvis, Superman, Star Wars and the Pittsburg Steelers were his passion that he shared with everyone and were the richer for having done so. His life although brief was filled with love and compassion and he remains our father and mother’s son, our loving brother and uncle, loyal cousin and trusted friend. He walks now with our mother and departed family and is sharing his laughter once again.

joe kelly rsJoseph "Joe" Lee Kelly, 65, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

He was born January 6, 1953 in Kalamazoo, MI to Charles E. Kelly and Wilma Preston.

He had a love for motorcycles, side cars and his dogs, Harvey and Bhodi.

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