Elena Carabajal Duran
Elena went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, surrounded by her family.
Elena was born to Juanita Mez and Adolfo Carabajal on April 2, 1929. She married Manuel Duran on March 2, 1948.
They had 13 children Juanita Sandavol, Teresa Guilez and husband, Pate, Veronica Duran, Timmy Duran, Patricia Gonzalez, Delores Estrada and husband, Thomas, Diane Duran, Manuel Duran and girlfriend Lucy, Andy Duran and wife, Corina, Sam Duran and wife, Lillian, and Sylvia Duran. She is also survived by two brothers Joe Carabajal and wife, Bertha, and Adolfo Carabajal; 34 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Juanita and Adolfo, her husband of 53 years, Manuel, a son George Washington, a daughter Cathy Contreras, two grandchildren Gregory Estrada and Geneieve Guilez, two sisters Nela Moya and Genoveva Gonzalez and brothers Alfredo Carabajal and Lorenzo Carabajal.
Rosary will be recited by Toni Gutierrez. at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church, in Tularosa.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church with Father Carlos Espinoza, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, in Tularosa.
The Duran family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
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