Louie Carreras Jr., 52 of Hatch, N.M. passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 in El Paso, Texas surrounded by his family. Louie was born Feb. 28, 1960 in Gardena, Calif. Louie loved to restore cars, and was a joker at heart and loved to make people laugh. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially Joseph who he considered his son. Louie is survived by his mother, Mary Carreras and her companion Jose, of Hatch, his brothers and sisters, Patsy (Petra) Guzman of Modesto, Calif., Danny Carreras of Hatch, Judy Carreras of San Jose, Calif., Ernest Carreras of Los Baños, Calif. and Stella Carreras of Hatch. Louie is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nephews and cousins. Louie was preceded in death by his father Louie Carreras Sr., aunt Mary M. Aguilera, cousin Robert M. Aguilera, cousin Mina Montez, and uncle Jose Aguilera. Visitation for Louie will be from 6-7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at Our Lord of Mercy Catholic Church 177 Hartman, Hatch, NM. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., also at Our Lord of Mercy Catholic Church; burial will follow at the Garden of Memories where he will be laid to rest. Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home 1410 E. Bowman Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001. To sign the local online guest book, go to www. GetzCares.com.
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Sept. 15, 2012