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Carter, Martha "Berna"

Martha "Berna" Carter, 68, a resident of Santa Cruz, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Martha was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.

She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth and Carmella Carter; grandchildren, Krystal Carter, Tika Maestas, and Rudy Sanchez; great-grandchildren, Harmony Tapia, and Elias Tena; brothers, Joe Gurule (Tita), and Carlos Gurule; sisters, Joan Ulibarri (Henry), Helen Letnicky (Jim); brother-in-law, Eugene Carter; sisters-in-law, Connie Gurule, Lottie Carter; close cousin, Maxine Lopez; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends.

Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde C. Carter; parents, Antonio and Juanita Gurule; brothers, Robert, Leo, Mario, Rudy and Peter Gurule; god-daughter, Tyra Ulibarri; brothers-in-law, Bobby Ulibarri, Rogers, Ronnie, and Billie Carter, sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Crane and Frances Carter.

Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a Rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Canada with the burial to follow at 11:15 a.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Serving the family as pallbearers are, Michael, Steven, Rudy, Rob, and John Gurule, Phil Fernandez, Carlos Encinias, Mike Cintas, and Jerry Martinez.

The family of Martha "Berna" Carter has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 â€"

Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 5, 2016
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