Maria Rosa Covarrubia, 73, a former resident of Deming, NM, entered eternal rest on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, North Carolina.
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Maria was born on June 1, 1939 in Rodeo, NM, to Nestor Molina Jr. and Reynalda Franke. She was a person with a big heart that loved being with her family and spending time with all of her grandchildren.
She will be truly missed by all of her friends and family.
She is survived by six sons, Bobby and his wife Carola Covarrubia of Las Cruces, NM; Miguel and his wife Ma Teresa Covarrubia of Deming, NM; Daniel and his wife Lupe Covarrubia of Deming, NM; Guadalupe Medrano of Deming, NM; Eli Medrano of North Carolina and Gilberto and his wife Rosa Covarrubia of Deming, NM; seven daughters, Monica Cisneros of North Carolina; Gloria Mendiola and her husband Jesus Velasquez of Palomas, Mexico; Delia Acosta of Taos, NM; Velia and her husband Efren Medrano of Deming, NM; Amelia Perez of Taos, NM; Adelina and her husband Enrique Flores of Deming, NM and Susanna Medrano of Deming, NM; two brothers, Ben Molina of Phoenix, AZ and Jesus Lara of Washington; two sisters, Rafaela M. Avalos of Las Cruces, NM and Ma Refugio Castillo of Phoenix, AZ; forty two grandchildren and thirty two great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by both of her parents, Nestor Molina Jr. and Reynalda Franke; one brother, Pablo Molina and two sisters, Eusebia Goodard and Lucia Garcia.
Viewing will be today, Thursday, June 14, 2012, from 5-6 p.m., with a holy rosary beginning at 6 p.m., with Carmen Terrazas officiating at Terrazas Funeral Chapels.
A funeral mass will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012 at 2 p.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church, with Father Ron Machado officiating. Services will then conclude with an interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers are William Smith, Daniel Covarrubia, Eli Medrano, Adrian Acosta and Gilbert Covarrubia II.
Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels "Trusted care for the ones you love"~575-546-0070. To send your condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com
Published in Deming Headlight on June 14, 2012