Manuel Salas Tarazon, 82, a life long resident of Deming, NM, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Mimbres Memorial Nursing Home, with his love ones by his bedside.
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Manuel was born on December 25, 1929 in Deming, NM to Vidal Tarazon and Antonia Salas. Manuel. He was a man full of life, always had to stay active with home projects and keeping his yard looking sharp. He was also a family man, always liked having his family around him and being with his grandchildren and he also enjoyed watching golf, hunting and camping.
He will be truly missed by all of his family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Hortencia Tarazon of Deming, NM; two caring sons, Frankie Tarazon and his wife Norma Milo of Deming, NM and Ronnie Tarazon of Deming, NM; two devoted daughters, Rossana Tarazon Trujillo of Deming, NM and Michelle Tarazon Garcia and her husband Jimmy of Deming, NM; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by both of his parents; three brothers, Joe Tarazon, Billy Tarazon and Mike Tarazon and four sisters, Francis Tarazon Matteson, Margaret Tarazon Quintana, Toni Tarazon Ramirez and Rose Tarazon Casaus.
A prayer vigil will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 5-6 p.m., with the holy rosary beginning at 6 p.m., at St. Ann Catholic Church, with Carmen Terrazas reciting. The mass of resurrection will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, with Father Enrique Lopez Escalera officiating.
Serving as pallbearers are Jimmy Garcia, Ryan Garcia, Jim Southard, Jacob Matteson, Frankie Tarazon, Ronnie Tarazon, Jesus Tarazon and Mike Prudhomme. Honorary pallbearers are Gerald Anderson, Lalo Barrio, Henry Marrufo, Jesse Casaus and Bobby Cooper. Cremation will then take place at Terrazas Crematory. Concluding services with the right of committal and burial of cremains will be on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 1pm at Mountain View cemetery.
Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels & Crematory - Trusted care for the ones you love" - 575-546-0070. To send your condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.
Published in Deming Headlight on Nov. 14, 2012