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Obituaries

Obituary notices.

aragon 02Maurice G. Aragon of Silver City passed away at his home on February 13, 2020. Services will be held on Thursday February 20, 2020 at St. Francis Newman Center beginning with a rosary at 11:00 followed by a mass at 11:30. Full military honors will follow at Ft. Bayard National Cemetery at 1:00.   

He was born on February 26, 1928 to Eusebio M. Aragon and Gertrude Garcia Aragon in Ft. Bayard, NM. He was the co-owner of A & R Garage for over 40 years. He served in the US Army, was a Korean War Veteran, and retired from the US National Guard. Maurice was an avid fisherman and hunter. His favorite place was his cabin at Willow Creek where he spent time with friends and family throughout the years.

Vernette F. Sanchez, 75, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Monday, February 17, 2020 at her residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Josue Burrola, 10, a resident Santa Clara, NM went into the arms of our Lord on Monday, February 17, 2020 at El Paso Children’s Hospital in El Paso, TX.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

salas 02Consuelo “Chelo” V. Salas, 93, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Thursday February 13 at her residence. She was born on November 4, 1926 in Santa Rita to Juan and Maria Valerio. During the Great Depression she worked for Kennecott on the railroad. She then worked in the Nursing Department at the Santa Rita hospital which she loved. She learned so much about compassion, empathy, and caring for others which she carried throughout her life. In 1955 she married her loving husband of 60 years, Jose M. Salas. Together they raised three beautiful daughters (her jewels). They lived their marriage encounter in 1976, where she met and mentored many couples. She was a devoted catholic who served in many ministries throughout the years. She became a cursillista in 1978 and lived her life De Colores after that. Chelo was a great cook. She made the best “vates” and no one could forget her famous Friday night red enchiladas. She was always praying and rooting for her Cobre Indians, no matter what sport. Chelo enjoyed gambling, singing, dancing, laughing, playing games, and most importantly spending time with all of her family. She had a huge heart and welcoming arms for everyone.

Maurice Aragon, 91, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, February 13, 2020 at her residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Consuelo Salas, 93, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, February 13, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

robinson 02Rita A. Robinson, 81, a resident of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born November 25, 1938 in Millfield, Ohio to Orley Toth and Helen Russell Toth. She is survived by her loving husband Gerald Robinson of the family home; two sons, Robert “Steve” Robinson and wife Rhonda of Minnesota; Scott Allen Robinson of Lake County, CA; two daughters, Brenda Ann Seright of Bayard; Carol Lynn Stavas of Napa Valley, CA; nine grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one brother, Bill Toth and wife Toni of AZ; one sister, Linda Toth of CA; numerous extended family. 

gutierrez 01Sally M. Gutierrez, 90, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family.  She was born June 8, 1929 in Lordsburg, NM to Joe Martinez and Cecilia Radon Martinez. Sally was born and raised in Lordsburg, NM.  Her parents, Joe and Cecilia often brought Sally and her brother Joe to Silver City to visit her grandparents. She was the apple of her parents’ eye. She always said she was very spoiled.  At a very young age she met and married the love of her life, Mike C. Gutierrez. They moved to Los Angeles, CA where they raised their three children. She taught, protected, healed and loved them their entire lives. 

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