Anna P. Baca, 84, was called home by our Heavenly Father on Friday, July 12, 2013 in Las Cruces.
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Anna was born on July 26, 1928 in Las Vegas, NM to Antonio and Bernardina Pacheco.
Anna spent her life as a homemaker to her beloved husband, Trinidad J. (TJ) Baca and caring for her treasured children. In her free time, Anna enjoyed a multitude of social activities such as bowling with T.J. in her younger years and bingo. A devoted and loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Anna centered her affection and unyielding love upon her cherished husband and family and made the circle of her home the embodiment of devout faith and happiness.
Anna is preceded in death and happily joins the Lord, our Savior, her parents, her loving husband, T.J. and her beloved son, Gerald "Jerry" Baca in Heaven. Anna leaves many family members behind to mourn her passing, to include her sons, Larry Baca, Jim Baca and Tom Baca; her daughter, Linda Sarracino and husband, Cooney all of Las Cruces; brother, Mauricio Pacheco and wife, Maria of Las Vegas, NM; sisters, Rosie Martinez and husband, Louis of Tecolote, NM, Mary Ulibarri and husband, Frank of Las Vegas, NM. Other survivors include, five grandchildren, Josh Baca, Chelsea Humble, Lindsey Sarracino, Cooney Sarracino III, and Tristin Baca; four great grandchildren, Kristin and Isabella Baca, Noa and Loren Humble, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Because of T.J. and Anna's unwavering love for one another, T.J.'s ashes will be interred with Anna.
A viewing and recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Las Vegas. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday also at Our Lady of Sorrows with burial to follow at La Lagunita Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry Baca, Jim Baca, Tom Baca, Josh Baca, Cooney Sarracino, and Cooney Sarracino III.
To view information or leave a condolence, visit the on-line guest register for Anna at www.riversidefunerals.com
Arrangements entrusted to Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque, 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87108, 764-9663.
Riverside Funeral Home
225 SAN MATEO BLVD NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Published in Las Vegas Optic on July 18, 2013