|Death: ||Jan. 24, 2009|
Delia Hands, age 84, a resident of Tijeras, NM, went home to the Lord on Saturday, January 24, 2009, while surrounded by her family.
Delia is survived by her children, George Hands Jr. and his wife, Sylvia, Josephine Torres and her husband, David, Anthony Hands and Eugene Hands and his wife, Judy, grandchildren, Bill Hands, Angela Hands, Andrea Hands, Annette Hands, LeAnn Hands, Nathan Torres, Blanche Torres, David Torres, Sean Hands, Savanna Hands and Shane Hands, great-grandchildren, Logan Hands, Dalton Hands, Melany Torres and Lynae Hands.
As the daughter of Isidro Quintana, Carmelita Ruiz and Severo Valencia, Delia grew up in the Pecos Valley and shared a lifetime of memories with her nine siblings, Palmira Vigil(d), Teresa Davalos, Nea Marquez(d), Aldofo Quintana, Isidro Quintana, Viola Roybal, Oralia Valencia, Severo Valencia Jr.(d) and Alice Romero. Delia had a special place in her heart for all of her brothers and sisters in-law, as well as her nieces and nephews.
Delia has been reunited with her beloved husband George T. Hands. In their 53 years of marriage, they joyfully experienced life's celebrations and hardships. Delia has also joined her son, Leroy David Hands.
A Visitation will begin at Holy Child Catholic Church, 19 Camino del Santo Niņo, in Tijeras, on Wednesday, January 28, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. A Rosary will then be recited at 7:30 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Thursday, January 29, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. also at Holy Child Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Pecos Cemetery in Pecos, NM. Pallbearers will be Ricky Roybal, Gene Romero, Nathan Torres, Sean Hands, David Torres and Shane Hands. Honorary pallbearer will be Bill Hands.
"Lord let me know my end, the number of my days that I may learn how frail I am." Psalm 39:4.
Delia lived 30930 days.
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA
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