Stephanie Mendoza, 38, a lifelong Deming resident, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at her home.
Visitation will be Sunday afternoon, January 27, 2013 at 4 o'clock at Baca's Funeral Chapel where a prayer vigil will begin at 7 o'clock. Mass of the Resurrection will be Monday morning, January 28, 2013 at 11 o'clock at Saint Ann Catholic Church, with Father Ronald Machado officiating. Cremation will follow and inurnment will take place Tuesday morning at 11 at Mountain View Cemetery.
Stephanie was a cosmetologist with a bachelor's degree in social work.
She's survived by her companion, Adrian Garcia and two children, Ayla Speer and Adrian Garcia Jr.; two grandmothers, Emilia Mendoza and Gloria Munoz; two brothers, John and Adam Trujillo; and sister, Reana Trujillo. Other relatives include: Christy Trujillo and Wilma Mendoza and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Ruben Mendoza Sr. and uncle, Ruben Mendoza Jr.
Pallbearers are John Trujillo, Adam Trujillo, Julian Baeza, Joseph Pinon, Joe David Perez and Aaron Garcia.
Honorary bearers are John, Jacob and Javier Pinon.
Entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels and Mimbres Crematory - 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.
Published in Deming Headlight on Jan. 25, 2013