Diana Mares

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Mares, Diana Gaska

Diana Gaska Mares passed over to her next job on Mon., February 6, 2017 in Las Cruces, NM.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 18, 2017 at one o'clock in the afternoon at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City. Concluding services an interment will follow at Memory Lane Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her parents.

Diana was born on December 23, 1946 in New York, NY to Matthew Gaska and Frances Hutchinson. In her lifetime, Diana had eight children, seven of whom she adopted. She had been a resident of NM for over thirty years before moving to Merida, Mexico. Diana had been a foster parent for CYFD and a treatment foster parent for Border Area Mental Health for more than 12 years. She was a member of the Evergreen Garden Club & had a love of landscaping & gardening.

Diana leaves here to carry on, her sons, Phillip Fivis (Michelle) and Joseph Mares of Albuquerque, Tyrell and Robert Mares of Silver City, Michael and Jesse Mares of Merida, Mexico; daughters, Jennifer Gose (Scott) of Albuquerque and KC Elizabeth Mares of Merida Mexico; two grandchildren, Kathleen and Scotty. She was preceded in death by her parents, Matthew and Frances Gaska.

Funeral Home
Baca's Funeral Chapels & Baca's Silver City Crematory
Highway 180 East at Delk Drive
Silver City, NM 88061
(505) 388-2334
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Published in Albuquerque Journal from Feb. 14 to Feb. 15, 2017