|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 2007|
Maria Gomez Barela passed away peacefully on July 21, 2007. Maria was born on March 23, 1923 to Manuel Gomez and Elena Ramos Gomez in Mesa, Arizona. Maria worked as a health care assistant before marring Julio T. Barela on July 5, 1952. Maria and her husband farmed in the Mesilla Valley for 55 years. Maria was known for making asaderos, and making baby quilts for each new generation.
She loved sewing and crocheting. Maria was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt giving all of us her unconditional love. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mrs. Barela is survived by her husband of 55 years, Julio T. Barela; a daughter, Anita Dawson and husband Larry; granddaughters, Mary Alvillar and husband Efren; Amanda Dawson; Melanie Dawson; and two great granddaughters, Marisa Alvillar and Caitlyn Salopek.
She is also survived by three sisters, Josie Lujan; Michaela Chavez and her husband Rigobeto; and Pat Torres and her husband Mark; three brothers, Mike Calzada and wife Cucina; Camilo Calzada and wife Candy; and Edward Calzada and wife Isabel; and her sister in law, Mrs. David Barela Sr. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive Maria. Maria was preceded in death by her sister and brother in law, Francisca And Pedro Calzada, (also her adopted parents), her brother Manuel Quirarte, nephew Paul Calzada and brother in law Roque Lujan.
Doņa Ana County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: A.Firefly ∞
Record added: Jan 07, 2011
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