Hilaria "Lala" Lucero Sera, 91, a lifelong Deming resident passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014 at La Posada Nursing Home in Las Cruces. Visitation will begin at 9 o'clock followed by the Funeral Service at 10 o'clock in the morning Thursday January 16, 2014 at the River of Life Citi-Church with Pastor Cesar Chavez officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Hilaria was born May 7, 1922 to Teresa Muñoz and Hilario Lucero in Deming. She attended Deming Schools and married Carlos Sera and together raised their 4 children. She attended River of Life Citi-Church. She loved to play the piano and sing her favorite songs to all her family. Cooking and family atmosphere were a priority for her and the love of her heart was her grandchildren. She was always ready to baby sit. "Lala's" hobbies were sewing, camping, home decorating and collecting antiques. She is survived by 2 sons, Charles Sera and wife Cathy; Michael Joseph Sera and Shara of Deming; 2 daughters, Anita Gutierrez and husband Henry; Mary O. Ochoa and husband Robert of Deming; 9 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by parents; husband Carlos Sera in 2002; daughter, Judy Lovelace in 2012; grandchildren, Michael Gutierrez and Ayden Carpenter and all of her siblings. Pallbearers will be Eric Gutierrez, Alfred Carl Sera, Scot Reyes, Danny Gutierrez, Paul Sanchez and Angelo Gutierrez. Serving as honorary pallbearers are Derrick Lovelace, Russell Williams, Dan Hagan, Brian Gutierrez, Cris Gutierrez, Henry Gutierrez, Belisario Alvarez, Robert G. Ochoa, Robert M. Ochoa, Frank Bautista, Armando Banuelos, Danny Arteche II and Fred Estrada. Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels. Exclusive provider for "Veterans & Family Memorial Care". To sign the online guest book or to send a card, please visit our website at www.bacasfuneralchapels.com.811 S. Gold Ave., Deming, NM 88030. Phone: 575.546.9671.
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Bacas Funeral Chapel - Deming
811 South Gold Avenue
Deming, NM 88030
Published in Deming Headlight on Jan. 15, 2014