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Josie D Duran Chavez
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1926
Socorro County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 2011
Socorro County
New Mexico, USA

Josie D. Chavez, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 in Socorro, NM. Josie was born on April 16, 1926 to Rosa Duran, in Magdalena, NM. Josie was a lifelong resident of Magdalena. Josie enjoyed cooking, embroidering, and crocheting. Josie was a devoted member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church. Josie loved spending time with her family and adored all of her grandchildren. Josie was preceded in death by her mother, Rosa Duran, her husband of 54 years, Martin G. Chavez in 1999, her daughter, Genevieve E. Zamora, her brother Tommy Ruiz; and sister Inez Harris. Josie is survived by devoted children, Lorraine Baca and her husband, Cruz; Martin D. Chavez and his wife, Barbara; and Sandra Montoya and her husband, Tommy; her sister Lily Ruiz and her husband, Johnny; 16 loving grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law Bertha Salas; Nora Cordova and her husband, Felix; Lena Chavez; brother-in-law William Chavez and his wife, Magdalena; and many nieces and nephews. A Rosary will be recited on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Magdalena, NM. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., also at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church with Father Andrew Pavlak as Celebrant. Interment will be held in the Magdalena Cemetery following services. Pallbearers will be Marc Chavez, Matthew Zamora, Michael Zamora, Gary Chavez, Aaron Baca and Andres Montoya. Honorary pallbearers will be Mary Jean Rains, Megan Baca, Kayla Baca, Tawyna Chavez, Tamara Romero, Shawna Montoya and Nicah Montoya. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions or donations may be given in Josie's honor to Good Samaritan Society of Socorro, 1203 Hwy 60 West, Socorro, NM 87801. 
Magdalena Community Cemetery
Socorro County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Jan 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83414109
Josie D <i>Duran</i> Chavez
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