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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Guillermo “Willie” M. Gonzalez, 81, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, October 19, 2019 at University Medical Center in El Paso, TX.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Dale A. Putney, 73, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, October 17, 2019 at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Janice Gunlock, 83, a Sunset Vista resident entered eternal rest Friday, October 18, 2019. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

verovich 02Anthony (Tony) Michael Verovich Sr, 58, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2019 in Las Cruces, NM surrounded by family. He was born on March 29, 1961 in Douglas, Arizona to Joanne Jung. He is preceded in death by his grandmother Concepcion Moore, mother Joanne Jung, and sisters Margarita Gracia and Sandy Moore.

Tony was an “I’ll take my chances” kind of guy and known for his ability to build or repair just about anything. He had a passion for collecting vintage items and restoring bikes. He had a facetious sense of humor and infectious smile. His beautiful green eyes and strong, hardworking hands were unforgettable. His face would light up when he was around his grandkids. Their “Tata Tony” would have given them everything he had, had their parents allowed it.

He is loved by many and will be missed dearly. He is survived by 3 children, 9 grandchildren, 5 siblings, 13 nieces and nephews, 7 great nieces and nephews, and brother-in-law Dennis Trujillo. His 3 children are Anthony Jr. (son) and Annette Verovich,  Stephanie (daughter) and Stephen Gonzales, all of Silver City, and Jennifer Verovich (daughter) and Joe Arrey of Las Cruces, NM; grandchildren- Analissa Quinteros (Gabriel), Enrique Quinteros, Aaliyah Vasquez, Xzavien Abeyta, Anthony Verovich III, Estevan Gonzales, Zoey Arrey, Armando Verovich, and Elias Gonzales; siblings- Connie (sister) and Todd Hampton, Eddie Gracia Jr. (brother), Lexy Barber (sister), JoJo (sister) Gracia Duffy (Alfonso), Hank (brother) and Melissa Balensiefer.

Shirley Farrar Kincheloe 79, of Silver City, New Mexico passed away October 14, 2019 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. A gravesite service will be held at Mesa Cemetery in Gila, New Mexico on Wednesday October 16, 2019 at 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Del Corazon Hospice, 811 St Michaels Dr. #207, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, “Traditional services and care for your family and friends.” 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, New Mexico. Phone 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at http://www.hbrightfuneral.net

lopez 01Albino Orosco Lopez, 68, a resident of Las Cruces, NM formerly of Santa Clara entered eternal rest Sunday, October 13, 2019 at his residence.  He was born October 22, 1950 in Silver City to Adolfo and Anselma O. Lopez. He is survived by his son, Daniel Lopez and companion Tiffany of Las Cruces; his daughter, Lynette  Lopez and companion Tony of Las Cruces; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Santiago Lopez and wife Sylvia of Hurley; Johnny Lopez and wife Emma of Bayard; Andres Eugene Martinez of Las Cruces; two sisters, Anna Guerrero and husband Gilbert of Bayard; Imelda Lopez of Phoenix, AZ; several nieces, nephews and cousins, Genoveva (Philipe Peru), Gloria (Marion Felix), Nancy Caoili, Rosemary (Manuel Pineda), Josefa Ogas, Steve (Cecilia) Lopez, and Robert Lopez. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be Friday, October 18 from 5-6pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the funeral service to begin at 6pm with Rev. Earseye Ross officiating. Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory. 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.

henry morales copy 2Henry V. Morales, 70, of Lordsburg formerly of Silver City, passed away Monday, October14, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical Center.

Henry was born June 8, 1949 in Silver City to Luis Sr. and Sara (Vasquez) Morales. Henry had served his country honorably during the Vietnam Conflict in the United States Army. He had worked and retired for Kennecott and Phelps Dodge Copper Mines. Henry loved all sports and dedicated his life to the youth of his community and his children. He coached for Silver City little league and was the founder of The Grant County Youth Basketball League. Henry was a Copper Country Senior Olympian and was the Grant County Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year in 1987. He was also was the Head Softball Coach at Silver High School and Cobre High School during the 1990s.

Henry Morales, 70 of Lordsburg, NM passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 at Gila Regional Medical center. Funeral arrangements are pending

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