Dora Irene Sena, age 80, of Clovis, New Mexico passed away on April 24, 2012, at her home in Clovis, New Mexico.|
Dora was born on April 13, 1932, to Kidino and Pauline (Cordova) Gallegos in Logan, New Mexico. She married Benjamin C. Sena on April 16, 1951, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. Dora was a lady who always put everyone's needs before hers. She was known as the rock of the family. She loved to help others. Dora was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, Benjamin, of the home; four daughters, Mary Jane (Steve) Leung of New Jersey, Dora (Nick) Lucero of Ft. Sumner, New Mexico, Linda Susan (Francisco) Carbajal of Midland, Texas, and Loretta Martinez of Clovis, New Mexico; one son, Jude A. (Rebecca) Sena of Clovis, New Mexico; two sisters, Josie Lopez of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Mela Sena of Clovis, New Mexico; eighteen grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren.
Dora was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Pauline Sena, and one brother, Leo Gallegos.
A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, 2012, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 30, 2012, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Sotero Sena, officiating. Casket bearers are Anthony Sena, Jerry Sena, Dory Sena, Jesse Sena, Isaac Coronado, and Nicholas F. Lucero.
Honorary Casket bearers are Benjamin Carbajal and Francisco Carbajal. Burial will be at Ft. Sumner Cemetery in Ft. Sumner, New Mexico.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Steed-Todd Funeral Home and Crematory, 800 E. Manana Blvd., Clovis, New Mexico, (575) 763-5541. You may also sign the online guest registry at www.steed-todd.com
Published in the Clovis News Journal and Portales News-Tribune on Apr. 27, 2012