|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1933|
|Death: ||Apr. 14, 2007|
Ernestine M. Abeyta, age 73, a long time resident of Las Vegas, N.M., passed away Saturday, April 14, 2007, at her home surrounded with her family.
She was born in Las Vegas, N.M., on Dec. 5, 1933, to the late Cresencio Salas and Amelia Madrid Salas.
She retired in 1998 from the Silver Leaf Nursing Home in Denton, Texas where she was employed as a cook.
A lifelong Catholic, she was a member of Immaculate Conception Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Amelia and Cresencio Salas; brother: Raymond Salas; grandson: Fernando Marrujo; sisters: Lillian Salas and Marianita Marrujo.
She is survived by her sons and daughters: Chris Salas and wife Irene of Clovis, N.M., Paul Chavez and wife Sharon of Graham, Texas; Dora Marrujo and husband Wilfred of Pueblo, Colo., Mary Varela and husband Earl of Las Vegas, N.M., Leonard Chavez and wife Shelly of Denton, Texas, Luana Dimas and husband Rudy of Serafina, N.M., Julian Chavez and wife Mary of Mineral Hill, N.M., sisters: Dora Baca and Mario Quintana of Las Vegas, N.M., Betty Wilkerson of Denton, Texas, Emma Pacheco and Emmo Vigil of Las Vegas, N.M.; brother: Benny Salas of Las Vegas, Nevada; sister-in-law: Sophia Salas of Denton, Texas; 23 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Rosary devotional services will be conducted this evening at 7 at the Immaculate Conception Church. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church, with Father George Salazar as celebrant. Serving as casket bearers will be: Paul Baca, Mario Quintana, Wilfred Marrujo, Anthony Romero, Miguel Varela, Woodrow Beardon, and Robert Garcia. Cremation will follow after services. Interment will follow at a later date at the St. Anthony's Cemetery, Las Vegas, N.M.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, N.M. 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511.
Saint Anthonys Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Apr 16, 2007
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