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Macedonia O. Lesperance


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Macedonia O. Lesperance Obituary
Lesperance, Macedonia O. (Maisie)



Age 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 5, 2016 in Socorro, NM following a brief illness. She was born in Magdalena, NM on September 26, 1927, to Alisandro and Romanita (Padilla) Otero. She was the eldest of 9 children. She married the love of her life, Albino, on August 20, 1949, just three months after having met him. They had 19 years and 8 children together. Albino passed away on September 24, 1968, leaving Maisie to be both mother and father to her 8 children. She never remarried. When asked if she would ever remarry, she would say, " I only loved one man in my life, and nobody will ever take his place". Maisie was employed for many years as a housekeeper at the old Socorro General Hospital on Neel Street. When the new hospital opened at it's present location, Maisie continued to work there until her retirement in 1992.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albino Lesperance; two sons, Albino Lesperance, Jr., and Bobby Lee Lesperance; son in law, Phillip Anaya Jr.; grandson, Raymond Baker; three sisters, Marian Otero Lopez, Inez Otero Napoleon, and Trini Otero; her brother, Alex Otero Jr.; and a baby brother and a baby sister, Ernestina and Freddie.

Macedonia is survived by her children, Rosalie Anaya, Charles Lesperance, Harold and Valorie Lesperance, Danny and Patricia Lesperance, Carmen Trujillo and Luciano Lesperance, her brother and sister, Lola Otero and Pete Otero; sister-in-law, Mary Apodaca; and her grandchildren, Joey Anaya and Kristina Andazola; Alvin Lesperance and Amanda Bunds; B.J., J.J. and A.J. Lesperance, Regina Ewell, Crystal Evans, April Lesperance and Shelby Pace, Robert Trujillo and Naomi Lucero. Maisie was blessed with many great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be a viewing at Daniels Family Funeral Services in Socorro on Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 9am to 10:00am with a memorial Service to follow at 10:00 am. Interment to follow at San Acacia Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Charles Lesperance, Harold Lesperance, Danny Lesperance, Luciano Lesperance, Joey Anaya, Alvin Lesperance and Robert Trujillo. Reception to follow at Lola Otero's house in Alamillo.

To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com. Maisie's care has been entrusted to

Daniels Family Funeral Services

309 Garfield St

Socorro, NM 87801

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 8, 2016
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