|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1926|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 2010|
Marcelina "Lena" M. Chavez, age 84, a resident of Belen, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4.
She was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Lena worked for several years with the Community Action Program in Los Lunas and Grants.
She enjoyed baking, and won several ribbons from the Valencia County and New Mexico State Fairs. Lena also enjoyed working word puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mateo and Aurora Miranda Chavez. All of her brothers and sisters preceded her in death. Lena is survived by five nieces, Lily Baca, Josephine Chavez, Dolores Cruz, Rena Melzer and Sylvia Storey; four nephews, Pete Apodaca, Gilbert Baca, Paul Baca and Ruben Chavez; and two sisters-in-law, Angie Chavez and Ruby Chavez. She is also survived by many loving great-nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, with a rosary to be recited at 12:30 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Las Nutrias Catholic Cemetery.
Sign Lena's online register book at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.
San Isidro Catholic Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 34.46693, -106.77078
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Oct 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60511500