Carrie Flores, 71, a lifetime resident of Las Vegas, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 in Albuquerque.
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She was born on June 9, 1941 in Las Vegas to the late Merejildo Romero and Andrea Garcia-Romero.
She retired as a Administrative Clerk from U.S. West Telecommunications after working there 36 years. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church Bereavement Group. She taught Catechism at I.C. Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Merejildo and Andrea Romero; sisters: Marie Ritchie and Rita Salazar; niece: Sonia Baca; niece: Renee Collins-Gonzales.
She is survived by her son: Joseph Flores and fiancee Juliette; grandson: Joseph Daniel Leon Flores and fiancee Janis; granddaughter: Devyenne Gallegos; grandson: Christopher Flores and fiancee Renee all of Las Vegas; grandson: Chase Flores of Albuquerque; grandson: Jose J. Montaño; granddaughter: Laquisha Montaño both of Las Vegas; great-grandchildren: Marilynn, J.R. and Gabriella Flores; sister: Grace Castellano and husband Johnny of Las Vegas; sister: Jane Apodaca and husband Max of Las Vegas; sister: Cathy Collins and husband Ray of Las Vegas; sister: Irene Geoffrion and husband Artie of Las Vegas; brother: Sonny Romero of Las Vegas; brother: Gilbert Romero and wife Hiilani of San Diego, Calif.; sister: Lorraine Romero and husband Richard of Las Vegas; sister: Louise Sandy of Las Vegas; brother-in-law: Augustine Timmy Salazar of California; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Rosary services were to be held at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23 at Immaculate Conception Church in Las Vegas. Funeral Services were scheduled for at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 24 at Immaculate Conception Church with Father George V. Salazar as celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Las Vegas with the following serving as casket bearers: Ron Baca, Thomas Romero, Jose JJ "Bobs" Montaño, Dr. Ray Collins, Jr., Oliver Saiz and Michael Geoffrion.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, 425-3511 or 1-800-479-3511.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on Dec. 24, 2012