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Orlando Lucero Jr


1943 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Orlando Lucero Jr Obituary
Orlando Lucero Jr., 69, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012, in El Paso. He was born April 17, 1943, in Roswell to Orlando T. and Erlinda (Gonzales) Lucero.
He was a barber in Ruidoso, Alamogordo and Holloman Air Force Base for many years. He moved to Alamogordo in 1969. He married Margarita Pena on Oct. 10, 1970, in Alamogordo. He was an avid hunter and loved to garden. He had a "green thumb" and could grow anything.
He is survived by his wife Margarita Lucero, of the family home; sons Orlando G. Lucero III and Antonio G. Lucero, both of Alamogordo, and Michael Alvarado, of California; daughter Cassandra Lucero, of Lovington; grandsons Marcus Lucero, of Tularosa, and Gabriel Arbuckle, of Alamogordo; granddaughters Jacqueline Lucero, of Tularosa, Liliana Lucero and Mariah Lucero, both of Alamogordo; and his mother Erlinda Lucero of San Patricio.
He was preceded in death by his father Orlando T. Lucero Sr.
The rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at St. Jude Catholic Church in San Patricio. Mass of Resurrection will follow at 10 a.m. with Father Alfred Galvan as celebrant.
Interment will follow at St. Jude Cemetery in San Patricio.
Pallbearers will be William Lucero, Tommy Lucero, Daniel Lucero, Cedric Lucero, Chris Luna and John Luna.
The Lucero family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the funeral services.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.alamogordofuneralhome.org.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Apr. 29 to May 28, 2012
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