|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1923|
|Death: ||Nov. 11, 2009|
Marcella G. Benavidez, age 86, a recent resident of Santa Fe, N.M., for the past year and a former longtime resident of Las Vegas, N.M., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at the Casa Rael Nursing Home in Santa Fe, N.M.
She was born in Las Vegas, N.M., on Jan. 31, 1923, to the late Benito and Mariquita Gonzales.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Benito and Mariquita Gonzales; first husband: Tony Lovato and second husband: Juan Benavidez; son: John Lovato and daughters: Beatrice Lovato and Gloria Benavidez.
She is survived by her daughter Antoinette Roybal and husband Andrew of Albuquerque; grandchildren: Pearl Menk and husband Randy, Yvonne Garduņo and husband Ron, Vanessa Roybal and friend Amon, Jennifer Gonzales and husband Lawrence, Michelle Benavidez, George Sandoval and wife Arlenee, Kenny Sandoval and Melissa Lopez and husband Anthony; numerous: great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, other relatives and many friends.
Rosary devotional services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with Father C. John Brasher as celebrant.
Interment will follow at the San Jose Cemetery in Las Vegas, N.M.
Please visit our website: www.rogersmortuarynm.com to sign our online register book.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Rogers Mortuary, Las Vegas, N.M., 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511.
San Jose Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Nov 12, 2009
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