Marcella C. Salas

Marcella C. Salas, a life-long resident of Las Vegas, born Jan. 16, 1940 went to meet with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eliseo and Candida Ramirez Salas.

She is survived by her daughter, Veronica Montero and husband Crescencio of Grand Prairie, Texas and grandmother to Edward J. Saavedra, James M. Saavedra, and Candice C. Saavedra and great-grandmother to Noahrey Saavedra; four sisters: Marylou Gallegos and husband Arthur and Eufelia Maria Garcia and husband Lorenzo all of Albuquerque, Carmen Griego and husband Frank of Las Vegas, and Cindy Salas and fiancé Juan of Ocate; two brothers: Moises Salas and wife Martha of Ojitos Frios and Alex Salas and wife Jolene of Las Vegas and by numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held today (Monday) from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in St. Francis Chapel at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd.

Services will be held from Our Lady of Sorrows Church with a rosary this evening at 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9 a.m. on Tuesday morning with Father Douglas Mitchell will celebrate the mass. The interment will follow in the San Jose Cemetery.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at

Arrangements are under the direction of Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., 425-9319.

Funeral Home

Gonzales Funerals & Cremations
2315 Hot Springs Boulevard Las Vegas , NM 87701
(505) 425-9319
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Dec. 3, 2012