Obituary notices.

Irma Carolina “Carol” Ortega, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM

carolortega2Irma Carolina “Carol” Ortega, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, TX.  

Irma Carolina was born in 1944 as the fourth child to Susanna and Marcello Martinez in East Los Angeles, CA where she grew up. In 1959 on Whittier Blvd, she met her lifelong love, Peter Ortega. Their love story lasted for 61 years after they were married in 1960. Pete and Carol would go on to have three children in California and relocated to Silver City in 1971, where they added another child and she would live out the rest of her life with her husband and four children.

To all that knew her, she was known as Carol. She cooked at numerous local restaurants throughout the years and finished out her career as a Caregiver.

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Betty Hooker, 92, a resident of Cliff, NM - pending

Betty Hooker, 92, a resident of Cliff, NM entered eternal rest on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at her residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Edwina Cain, 90, a resident of Grant County, NM - pending

Edwina Cain, 90, entered eternal rest Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at Millie’s Assisted Living in Silver City, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Gerald Estrada Valdez, 75, lifelong Lordsburg, NM - pending

Gerald Estrada Valdez, 75, lifelong Lordsburg resident passed away Sunday August 7, 2022 at his home. Arrangements are pending.

Baby Carillo-Laramore, of Grant County, NM - pending

Baby Carillo-Laramore went into the arms of our Lord on Sunday, August 14, 2022.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Debra Brussel-McReynolds, 55, a resident of Grant County, NM - pending

Debra Brussel-McReynolds, 55, entered eternal rest Friday, August 12, 2022 in El Paso, TX.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777

Manuela Placencio Peru, 81, a resident of Silver City, NM

manuelaperuManuela Placencio Peru, 81, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Sunset Vista Assisted Living in Silver City, NM.  Manuela was born on March 18, 1941 to her parents Eduardo and Mariana Placencio in Gila, NM.  

She is survived by one son, Eulalio “Lew” Peru from Silver City, NM; three grandchildren, Gary, Marissa, and Jimisha; nine great grandchildren, Samuel, Arianna, Ezekiel, Amira, Landon, Zavien, Nevaeh, Zaviah, and Vincent; three brothers, Francisco Placencio (Consuelo) of Tucson, AZ; Merejildo Placencio (Lupe) of Silver City; Eduardo Placencio (Cesaria) of Silver City; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eulalio “Lalo” C. Peru; son Samuel “Sam” P. Peru; two brothers, Santiago and Carlos Placencio; two sisters, Ernestina Cook, and Josie Placencia. 

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Carol Ortega, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM - pending

Carol Ortega, 77, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Del Sol Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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