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Meliton D. Barreras


1931 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Meliton D. Barreras, age 82, passed away in Amarillo, TX on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Meliton was born May 12 1931, in Puerto de Luna, NM.
He had been a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church. He retired from the City of Tucumcari. He served his country in the United States Army, having been awarded the Purple Heart for Wounds he received during the Korean War.
Surviving him are his wife, Jane of Tucumcari, children - Meliton D. Barreras Jr and wife Alicia of Albuquerque, NM, Lawrence J. Barreras and wife Frances of Las Vegas, NM, Lisa Moore and husband Kenny of Frankfurt, KY, and Tony Lucero and wife Margaret of Albuquerque, NM, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Also surviving siblings are Eva Lopez of California, Martin Barreras and Theresa, and Frances Gracia and husband Pat, all of Tucumcari.
He was preceded in death by his son, Johnny Barreras, and by brother Nelson Barreras.
Rosary will be recited on Wednesday evening in the St. Ann's Catholic Church at 7:00PM with Mass of the Resurrection being offered on Thursday morning May 23rd, 2013, at 11:00AM in the St. Anne's Catholic Church with Rev. Father Hyginus Anuta officiating. Pallbearers will be Martin Barreras Jr, Mike Barreras, Joseph Barreras, Alex Barreras, Ernie Aragon and Manuel Rivas. Interment will follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, NM.
Published in the Quay County Sun on May 22, 2013
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