|Death: ||Mar. 26, 2009|
The Mass of Christian Burial for Arcenio Lucero, 91, a resident of Ojitos Frios, N.M. and who passed away at his residence on Thursday, was celebrated this morning at 9. from Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Father C. John Brasher celebrated the Mass.
The interment followed in the Nuestra Seņora de Guadalupe Cemetery in Ojitos Frios, N.M., with the following grandsons serving as casket bearers: Andrew Lucero, Anthony Lucero, Archie Lucero III, Christopher Lucero, Edward Quintana, and Mario Quintana. Honorary bearers were Alfred Baca and Nick Benavidez. A rosary was recited Sunday evening at Our Lady of Sorrows Church by Rose Romero. Eulogies were given by Joe Benavidez, Brandy Lucero, and Anthony Lucero.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Jose Leandro and Predicanda Ortega Lucero; brothers: Luis, Ruben, Antonio, and Napoleon Lucero; and a sister, Perfetita Padilla.
He is survived by his wife, Esther of 62 years of Ojitos Frios, N.M.; three sons: Max Lucero and wife Bernice and Raquel Lucero and wife Alice all of Ojitos Frios, N.M., and Archie Lucero Jr. and wife Lupe of Albuquerque; one daughter, Vita Quintana and husband Richard of Rio Rancho, N.M.; one sister, Bennie Benavidez and husband Luciano of Pueblo, Colo.; five grandsons, eight granddaughters, 21 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson.
Arcenio worked at the New Mexico State Hospital as a hospital attendant for 27 years and retired from there on Aug. 13, 1982. He enjoyed taking care of his cattle and spending quality time with his family and friends and going for wood.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.gonzalesfunerals.com.
Arrangements were under the direction of Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals and Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., 425-9319.
Nuestra Seņora de Guadalupe Cemetery
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Mar 31, 2009
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