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Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Rodolfo "Fito" Moralez, 84, of Anthony left his dwelling place on earth and entered eternal life to be with his heavenly Father on Sunday, March 22, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 20, 1929 in Anthony to Catarino Sr. and Rosaura Cordero Moralez. "Fito" as he was fondly known to his family and friends retired after 29 years of service from New Mexico State University Physical Plant Department as a truck driver/heavy equipment operator. He was a communicant at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Those left to mourn his passing include two sons, Ray Moralez and wife Linda of Las Cruces, Robert Moralez of Anthony; two daughters, Isela Martinez of El Paso, Texas, Linda Garcia of Anthony; two brothers, Ezequiel Moralez of Blythe, California, Fernando Moralez of Palm Springs, California; three sisters, Esperanza Garcia of San Miguel, Lupe Baca of Las Cruces, Rosaura "Rosie" Garcia of La Union. Other survivors include three grandsons, Samuel Martinez III of El Paso, Texas, Ray Moralez Jr., and LeRoy Garcia both of Las Cruces; two great grandchildren, Desirae and Zachary Martinez both of El paso, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sally J. Moralez; five brothers, Armando, Raul, Manuel, Richie and Catarino Moralez; two sisters, Blanca Lara and Marina Benavidez.Visitation for Fito will begin at 6 PM Thursday, March 27, 2014 in St. Anthony Catholic Church, 224 Lincoln Avenue where the Prayer Vigil is scheduled for 7 PM. The Holy Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:30 AM Friday, March 28, 2014 in the same church. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in Anthony Cemetery where he will be laid to rest alongside his wife. Serving as casket bearers will be Samuel Martinez III, LeRoy Garcia, Ray Moralez Jr., Raul "Sonny" Jacquez, Ray Moralez, Robert Moralez and Humberto Morales. The Moralez Family has entrusted their loved one to Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces to conduct funeral services. 527-2222 Your exclusive providers for "Veterans and Family Memorial Care." For online condolences logon to www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com.
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Mar. 26, 2014
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