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Mary Vivian Baca Baca
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1920
Pena Blanca
Sandoval County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2012

Mary V. Baca, age 91, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2012. Mary was born on December 2, 1920, in Peņa Blanca, NM to Pilar and Anita Baca. Mary is survived by her brother, David Baca and his wife, Virginia, her children, Margaret Sandoval and her husband, Joe, Chon Larry Baca and his wife, Diana, Debbie Dionisi and her husband, David, grandchildren, Michelle Sandoval, Casey Dow, Michael Sandoval, Melissa Merrick, Samuel Reyes, Savannah Skinner and numerous great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Eleuterio Baca, brothers, Ricardo Baca, Roman Baca, Jose Baca, Ignacio Baca and Trevino Baca, sisters, Melinda, Pepa and Dora. Mary was raised in Peņa Blanca where she was very active in the Catholic Church and remained a devoted Catholic her entire life. The family is honored that in her youth Mary was selected by Reverend Fr. Fray Angelico Chavez to model as the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Peņa Blanca Church Stations of the Cross Frescos. During World War II she served on the home front. Following the war she worked at Ft. Wingate, Lovelace and in the Electronic Assembly Industry. Mary moved to Albuquerque and raised her three children. Mary enjoyed travel, painting, quilting, gardening but most of all spending time with her family, friends and pets. Mary is dearly loved and will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Peņa Blanca in honor of Mary Baca. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 833 Arizona Ave. SE, Albuquerque. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Peņa Blanca with Interment to follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Chon Larry Baca, Joe Sandoval, David Dionisi, Casey Dow, Michael Sandoval and Manny C de Baca. 
Pena Blanca Cemetery
Pena Blanca
Sandoval County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Jan 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83946648
Mary Vivian <i>Baca</i> Baca
Added by: P Barela
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