Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Isaac Apodaca, 48, a resident of Morenci, AZ formerly of Santa Clara, NM entered eternal rest Friday, November 12, 2021 at J.C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix, AZ.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Daniel Lopez, 24, entered eternal rest Friday, November 12, 2021 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Stanley C. Fox, 80, a resident of Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, November 14, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

diannehamiltonNine-term State Representative Dianne Miller Hamilton passed away at her home in Tijeras on Tuesday after a short illness at the age of 87. She represented District 38 as state representative, including Grant, Sierra, and Hidalgo counties from 1998-2016. 

Dianne was born in Kansas City, Mo., on January 31, 1934, to Dr. Lawrence and Thelma Miller. She attended Catholic parochial schools until high school, graduating from Southwest High in 1951. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 1955 with a degree in speech communication. She taught in Kansas City public schools and pursued a broadcasting career until she married her husband of 60 years, Marine Corps officer John A. Hamilton, in December of 1956. 

Florentino A. Silva, 97, a resident of Hurley, NM entered eternal rest Friday, November 12, 2021 at Rehab Center in Albuquerque, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

jessicamerinoJessica Raye “Honey” Merino, 38, a former resident of Bayard, NM now of Las Cruces, NM entered eternal rest Monday, November 8, 2021 at her residence. She was born July 24, 1983 in Silver City to Carlos and Priscilla “Pia” Merino.  

She is survived by her parents of the family home; three sisters, Monica Torrez of Las Cruces; Martha Marquez and husband Larry of Bayard; Charlene Merino of Bayard; two uncles, Oscar Merino of Bayard; Sam Merino and wife Lisa of San Francisco, CA; her aunt, Esther Mendoza; great uncles, Rey and Margaret Merino of McAllen, TX; Dr. Al and Nancy Merino of San Diego, CA; her Godparents, (Ninos) Willie and Florene Andazola of Santa Clara; her Godmother,(Nina) Monica Ortiz of Phoenix, AZ; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Chano and Tila Merino; maternal grandparents, Jose and Elena Mendoza.

Anthony Subia Sr., 46, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at UNM Sandoval Regional in Rio Rancho, NM.  Arrangement are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Ronald Rogers, 61, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso, TX.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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