Maria Elena Chavez, 38, a California resident, passed away Friday, July 27, 2012 at Mimbres Memorial Hospital in Deming while visiting her family.
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Visitation was Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 4 o'clock in the afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapel, with a rosary there at 6, led by Manuel Chavez.
Funeral Mass will take place today, Thursday morning, at 11, August 2, 2012 at St. Ann's Catholic Church, with Father Ronald Machado officiating. Concluding services and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Maria Elena was born February 24, 1974 to Maria Elena Pereda and Wilfrido Chavez in Torrance, California. She was a member of the Catholic Church and spent her short life serving the people in bookkeeping and tax accounting services in California.
She is survived by daughter, Tatiana Simone Gordon and husband, Greg of Huntington Beach, CA; parents, Wilfrido and Maria Elena Chavez of Deming; sister, Diana E. Angell and husband, Fernando of Huntington Beach.
Serving as pallbearers are Fernando Angell, Greg Gordon, Noel Saenz, Jose Pereda, Joel Pereda, Cesar Jacquez and Freddie Rincon.
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.
Baca's is located at 811 S. Gold Avenue, Deming, NM, 88030. Phone: (575)546-9671.
Published in Deming Headlight on Aug. 2, 2012