It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Lenore Frias, 82, of Las Cruces on Tuesday, August 27, 2103 at the Advanced Care Hospital of Southern New Mexico. She was born March 26, 1931 in Arrey to Francisco Frias and Petra Grijalva Frias. Lenore was a devout member of the Catholic Church. She enjoyed going to the casino, participating in dances at the ARC and visiting with family. Lenore also enjoyed community outings such as walks at the park and shopping especially for jewelry. Those left to mourn her passing include a brother, Jesus Frias of Albuquerque; two sisters, Flora Bencomo and Mary D. Frias both of Las Cruces, a sister-in-law, Sharon Frias of Albuquerque. Other survivors include numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joe Frias and a brother-in-law, Mauro Bencomo. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 10 AM Tuesday, September 3, 2013 in Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1327 N. Miranda where the Memorial Mass will follow immediately thereafter with Monsignor John E. Anderson officiating. Inurnment of Cremains will follow in the St. Francis Columbarium. Entrusted to Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces and Sunset Crematory. 527-2222 Your exclusive providers of "Veterans and Family Memorial Care." For online condolences logon to www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com.