Obituaries

Obituary notices.

Mitzi Roberts, 88, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Monday, September 27, 2021 at her residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Kelly Anne Flory, 52, a resident of Reserve, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, September 26, 2021 at her residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Jesus Cajiza, 40, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Friday, September 24, 2021 at Gila Regional Medical Center. Arrangements  are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

davidmayDavid May, 79, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM. He was born August 5, 1942 in Spencer, Indiana to Myron May and Oneita Timmons. Mr. May proudly served his country with the U.S. Army.  

He is survived by his wife, Lucy May of the family home; his mother, Oneita May; four sons, David May Jr. of Carlsbad; Scott May and wife Shelly of Las Cruces; Michael May of Las Cruces; Justin May of Lordsburg; four daughters, Carrie Strain and husband Ben of Lordsburg; Frances De La Garza and husband Arthur of Las Cruces; Serena Brito and husband Enrique of Lordsburg; Mariah May; twenty three grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two brothers, Myron Lee May and husband Maureen of FL; Roger May of Indianapolis, IN; two sisters, Diana Lovern and husband Larry of Indianapolis, IN; Sheila Valainis and husband Tony of Indianapolis, IN.  He was preceded in death by his father.

glennhendersonGlenn Henderson, 62, passed suddenly in Silver City. NM in the company of dear friends. Prior to residing in Silver City for a number of years, Glenn previously lived in the Hatboro, PA and Hillsborough, NC areas. Growing up in Hatboro, he graduated from Upper Moreland SHS, eventually attending Delaware Valley College with a major in biology. After graduating, he moved to Raleigh/Durham, NC area and was employed by Becton Dickenson and Revlon for many years. Eventually Glenn relocated to his beloved Silver City. Most recently he worked at the Western New Mexico University bookstore before his recent retirement and loved pet sitting. Glenn also practiced and taught Qigong and Tai Chi, leading classes at Lotus Center. 

Glenn had many eclectic interests. He was a seeker of truth, spiritual rather than religious, with Eastern and Native American spirituality permeating his life.

Liobigildo “Lio” Gandarilla Castro, 87, a resident of Arenas Valley, NM entered eternal rest Saturday, September 11, 2021 at his residence.  Arrangement are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777.

geraldinequintanaGeraldine J. Quintana, 73, a resident of Silver City, New Mexico entered eternal rest on Thursday, September 2, 2021.

She was born on Tuesday, December 16, 1947, in Silver City, New Mexico to Fred M. Greenwood and Stella I. Cothrun, both of whom have preceded her in death. She was married to Mario Quintana from 1966-1992. Geraldine was a long-time employee of Albertsons, having worked at the grocery company in the bakery until her retirement.

A devoted mother, Geraldine poured her heart into raising her family. To her, being a mom meant family first and she committed her life to taking care of family.

suzansamuelsonSuzan Samuelson, 70, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Gila Regional Medical Center. She was born December 14, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois to Thomas Maschke and Diane Holmes. Suzan loved living in New Mexico with its lightening before a storm. She enjoyed watching the stars.  

She is survived by her husband of 20 years Keith Samuelson of the family home; her daughter, Leah Ross and her husband Jason of Salem, OR; four grandchildren, Brian Martin, Cheyenne Ross, Thomas Ross and Anthony Keane; one great grandchild, Kyron Martin; two brothers, Kevin Maschke and wife Kristie of Hollister, MO; Oscar Maschke and wife Debbie of Chicago, Illinois; her brother in-law, James Moroney of Chicago, Illinois; several nieces and nephews. 

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