Maria Socorro Rivera, 63, a resident of Deming, N.M. entered eternal rest on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2013 at her residence. Maria was born in San Pedro, Corralitos in Chihuahua, Mexico on Dec. 17, 1949 to Federico Estrada and Manuela Rodriguez. She is survived by her loving husband Jose Luis Rivera from Columbus, N.M.; four sons, Jose Luis Rivera Jr and his wife Rosa Munoz from Deming, Juan Carlos Rivera from Columbus, Ramiro Rivera and his wife Cindy from Las Cruces, N.M., and Ruben Rivera and his wife Bianca also from Las Cruces; one daughter, Rosanna Rivera from Columbus; four brothers, Manuel Estrada and his wife Juliana from Phoenix, Ariz., Pedro Estrada and his wife Amalia also from Phoenix, Federico Estrada and his wife Estela from Deming, Guadalupe Estrada and his wife Martina from Phoenix; and two sisters, Clara Estrada from Palomas, Chihuahua Mexico and Maria del Carmen Castro from Phoenix. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents. The vigil was held on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 at 4 p.m. at the family home of Ms. Maria Socorro Rivera at Avenida de Benito Juarez in Palomas, Mexico. The mass of Christian burial will be held at Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe in Palomas, Chihuahua. Mexico on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at 4 p.m. with Father Gabriel Jimenez. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory, "Trusted care for the ones you Love."575-546-0070. To send your condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2013