Elena V. Flores, 90, Deming resident, passed away Tuesday April 29, 2014, at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, at Baca's Funeral Chapels, with the prayer vigil to follow at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ronald J. Burke officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Elena was born Aug. 18, 1923, in Pima, Arizona, to Maria Valles and Fernando Flores. She had worked as a cook and was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. Elena was a volunteer at the Senior Citizen Center and was known as a Golden Angel. Her pastime was playing bingo, and she loved spending time with all of her family. Survivors include a son, John Flores (Anna) of California; five daughters, Esperanza Aguilar (Martin), Rosa Loya, Irma Rivera (Jerry), Mary Helen Allison, and Sylvia Duran (Robert), all of Deming; two brothers, Angel and Fernando Flores, both of Mexico; three sisters, Herminia Dominguez, Petra Mosqueda and Maria Luisa Mendez, all of Mexico; three sisters-in-law, Consuelo, Gloria and Rosa Flores; 22 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren, as well as Mary Chacon, caretaker and special friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fernando and Maria Flores, brothers, Melquiades, Luis, Jose and Gilbert Flores; sisters, Prisilliana Flores, Yolanda Ulate; daughter, Hilda Costulis; son-in-law, Jesus Loya; granddaughter, Guadalupe (Lupie) Aguilar. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. To sign the online guest book or to send a card, please visit our website at www.bacasfuneralchapels.com.
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