Florinda G. Sena

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Florinda G. Sena, 86, of Anton Chico and formerly of Gonzales Ranch, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, July 3, 2018.
Florinda was born on May 24, 1932, in Lovato, N.M., to Epimenio Gonzales and Domitilia Encinias Gonzales. A devoted Catholic and member of San Jose Church in Anton Chico, Florinda enjoyed her family and loved cooking for everyone.
She loved babysitting, crocheting, and was a very skillful seamstress. Her perseverance and strong will to live was extraordinary. She always put everyone else's needs before her own.
Florinda was very proud of her family; she will be greatly missed. Florinda was a hard worker and worked as a cook at both San Miguel and La Loma Senior Citizen centers where she became a friend to many.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Pablo Sena Jr; grandaughter, Cassandra Hope Lucero; brothers, Fermin, Elizardo and Leopoldo Gonzales; sisters-in-law, Deluvina Gonzales, Feliz Sena, Aurora Tapia (Chano), Vidal Gonzales (Eduardo) and Katie Sena and brothers-in-law Ernesto Sena (Elena) and Margarito Sena (Maria).
She is survived by her children, Larry Sena (Annabelle) and Josephine Tapia (Pete), both of Santa Fe, N.M.; Gilbert Sena Jr. (Jeanette); Elizabeth Sandoval (Leroy), Annette Sanchez (Trancito) and Nadine Lucero (Ray), all of Anton Chico, N.M.; 14 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren; sisters Rachel Montoya (Sacramento), Sally Tenorio (Richard) and Corrine Roybal (Frank); sister-in-law Isidora "Lola" Gonzales; brothers-in-law: Fidel Sena and Joe Sena (Bessie); numerous: nieces, nephews, god children and many friends.
Rosary services will be Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10 a.m. Funeral services will follow the rosary, with both services at San Miguel Del Vado Church with Father Moses Nwankwo.
Interment will follow the Sena Cemetery with the following serving as casket bearers: Charles Sena, Tim Sena, Gilbert Sena Jr., Donovan Garza, Ray Paul Lucero, Julius Martinez, Pete Tapia and Diego Romero.
Serving as honorary pallbearers are all her grand-daughters, Stephanie, Laurie, Marie, Judy, Joyce, Denise, Amanda, Patricia and Robyn. (With special recognition to her three goddaughters, Stephanie, Joyce and Patricia) as well as her great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rogers Mortuary, 600 Raynolds Ave., Las Vegas, N.M., 87701, 505-425-3511 or 1-800-479-3511.
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Published in Las Vegas Optic on July 7, 2018