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Margarita R. (Romero) Phillips

1935 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Margarita R. (Romero) Phillips Obituary

Margarita Reina Phillips, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend was called home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 79, on Feb.26, 2015. At the time of her passing, she was surrounded by her children and grandchildren.

Margarita (Margie), daughter of the late Samuel and Ysabel Romero, was born on June 3, 1935 in Alamogordo. She was born in the same house that she had lived in for the last 49 years and where she raised her five children. Margie was well known and loved by many. She worked at several places throughout her working career; to name a few, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, The Ink Well, Otero County Courthouse, retiring in 1998 from The Golden West Pawn Shop.

Survivors include her five children, Theresa Ann Phillips, David Allen Phillips, Becky Ann Phillips, Connie Annette Hernandez and husband Bobby, and Juno Walker Phillips and wife Julie; brothers, Raymond Romero and Johnny Herrera and wife Stella; 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Margie was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel B. and Ysabel C. Romero; husband, Napoleon Walker Phillips; three sons, Theodore Allen (Ted), Sammy Ray and John Allen Phillips; grandson, Mark Anthoney Munoz; sisters, Nellie C. MacNeill and husband Harry C., and Helen Romero; and brother, Samuel Romero.

We would like to thank all the medical staff that treated our mother with loving kindness and compassion, Dr. Abood's and Dr. Korec's office staff, and especially all the ladies in the Infusion Center at GCRMC.

Visitation will be held 9-11 a.m., Friday, March 6, 2015, at Alamogordo Funeral Home.
The Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m., Friday, March 13, 2015, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church by. Following the rosary, Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m., with Father Mike Lindsay, Celebrant.
A reception will be announced.

The Phillips family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services. Cremation will take place at PCS.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 4 to Apr. 3, 2015
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