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Maria A. Sifuentes

1938 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Maria A. Sifuentes Obituary

Maria A. Sifuentes , 77, passed away on August 6, 2016, in Alamogordo, surrounded by her children. Preceded four days prior by her younger sister Graciela, whom walk together to heavens gates where they will be greeted by their parents Manuel and Casimira, siblings Socorro Ortega and Rafael Gomez.

She was born on Nov. 16, 1938, to Manuel Gomez and Casimira Nieto, in Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico.

She is survived by her husband Reyes, of the family home. She leaves her legacy to her two daughters, Norma and husband Rosendo Garnand, Lucha and her partner Sal Padilla; sons Javier and Shelley Sifuentes, and Martin and his partner Mary Preciado. Maria leaves behind eight grandchildren and a great granddaughter.

Maria was a homemaker, raising her four children, as her and her husband settled in Alamogordo in the early 70's. Amparo was a caring person, selflessly donated to causes through the church and diocese, to aid missions for the less fortunate. She was a woman of faith, a member of the Immaculate Conception Church. Her hobbies included baking, sewing and she enjoyed visiting the casino. A family oriented woman, the eldest surviving daughter of her siblings, she strived to keep unity with them despite the distances through miles or day to day family life.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., on Friday, August 12, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
The Rosary for Maria Sifuentes will be recited at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 12, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m., with Father Alex Urena, Celebrant.
Burial will follow at Monte Vista Cemetery.

Pallbearers include her grandchildren Javier Sifuentes Jr., Savannah Sifuentes, Alexis Washington, Adrian Garnand, Joshua Gonzales, Austin Sifuentes, Christian Garnand and Ashley Gonzales.

The Sifuentes family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Aug. 11 to Sept. 10, 2016
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