• Eddie Rivera

    Eddie Rivera, 64, a lifetime resident of Ribera, N.M., passed away on April 2, 2011, at his home.

    He was born in Las Vegas on June 1, 1946,  to the late Indalecio Rivera and Domitilia Tapia-Rivera who survives him.

    He was united in marriage at the San Juan Church in San Juan, N.M., to the love of his life, Minnie Sanchez on April 6, 1964.

    He retired after 35 years as truck driver.

  • Corine Gonzales

    Corine Gonzales, 64, a lifelong resident of Bernal, N.M., passed away on April 1, 2011, at the family home, surrounded by her loving family.

    She was preceded in death by her companion: Lito Rivera, daughter: Shirley Gonzales, parents: Max and Deluvina Gonzales, brothers: Abran Gonzales, Abe (Nilo) Gonzales and his wife, Cruzita, sisters: Mary Gonzales and Feliz Sandoval.

  • Antonio Martinez

    Antonio Martinez, 91, a lifelong resident of Las Vegas went to meet our Lord on Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

    He was born to the late Bernardo Martinez and Juanita Padilla on November 18, 1919. He was a lifelong Catholic and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

  • Pilar Ortiz

    Pilar Ortiz, 77, a resident of Grants, N.M., for the passed 44 years and formerly of San Jose, N.M., passed away on April 1, 2011, at the Anna Kaseman Presbyterian Hospital.

    He was born on Sept. 15, 1933, in San Jose to the late Roman G. Ortiz and Clara Segura-Ortiz.

    Pilar was a loving and faithful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend.

  • Manuel de Atocha Sisneros

    Manuel de Atocha Sisneros, 66, was a beloved and devoted son, brother, husband, uncle and father.

    He was born in Dahlia, N.M., on June 4, 1944, to Celestina Sisneros and Fidel Sisneros, all of whom preceded him in death, including, only one son Matias Manuel Michael (BooBoo).

    He completed his journey on earth and entered eternal life with the Lord, on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.

    He is survived by his wife, Maxine Velasquez Sisneros, brothers, sisters and their spouses, and numerous nieces and nephews.

  • Carlota Armijo

    Carlota Armijo, 96, a longtime resident of Las Vegas currently living in Santa Fe, N.M., passed away on Friday, March 25, 2011 in Santa Fe.

    She was born on May 24, 1914, she was a lifetime Catholic.

    She was united in marriage to Feliciano Armijo.

    She was preceded in death by her husband Feliciano Armijo on Sept. 18, 1968; granddaughter Carla Armijo; son-in-law Valentine Martinez on June 7, 1986 and great granddaughter Andrea Valdez on Oct. 18, 2009.

  • Daniel R. Gutierrez, Jr.

    Daniel R. Gutierrez, Jr. was born in Las Vegas on May 10, 1960, to the late Daniel R. Gutierrez and Olivia Gutierrez. He passed away on March 29, 2011.

    He was a West Las Vegas High School graduate. He was previously employed at Applebees in Albuquerque, where he resided.

    He was preceded in death by his father Daniel R. Gutierrez; maternal grandmother Aurora Loera; maternal grandfather Gregorio Loera; aunt Rita Romero; nephew David Roybal; uncle Bobby Loera; paternal grandmother Isabel Gutierrez; uncle Isidoro Gutierrez and uncle Alfred Gutierrez.

  • Antonio Martinez

    Antonio Martinez, 91, a lifelong resident of Las Vegas peacefully passed away at his home on Wednesday evening surrounded by his family.

    Service will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, dates and times are pending and will be announced by his family on Monday, April 4.

    Arrangements have been entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home; 801 Douglas Avenue, Las Vegas, N.M.; 425-6551.

  • Bernardina O. Gallegos

    Bernardina O. Gallegos was born on El Pueblo, N.M., on Nov. 1, 1927, to the late Teodoro Ortiz and Juanita Padilla Ortiz. She was a member of the San Miguel del Vado Catholic Church her entire life. She was an active member of the San Antonio Catholic Mission where she was a mayordoma and taught catechism. She enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing and praying. She went to meet the Lord on Monday, March 28, 2011.

  • Michael Ralph Martinez

    Michael Ralph Martinez, 48, a lifetime resident of Las Vegas, N.M., passed away on Friday, March 25, 2011.

    He was born in Las Vegas on Oct. 24, 1962, to Joseph Martinez, Sr. and Carmen C. Lopez-Martinez.

    He was a West Las Vegas graduate and retired from the New Mexico Behavioral Institute where he was employed as Security Guard. He was a marketing major at Luna Vocational Technical Institute.

    He was preceded in death by his brother: Leroy Gabriel Lopez- Martinez.