Francisco Sentellanes Aguilera, 78, a resident of Lordsburg, NM entered eternal rest Friday, June 16, 2017 at his residence.
He was born April 20, 1939 in San Francisco Del Oro Chihuahua, Mexico to Donato and Florencia Sentellanes Aguilera.
He is survived by his loving wife Maria D. Aguilera of Lordsburg; one son, Francisco J. Aguilera and wife Ivette of Morenci, AZ; five daughters, Ana M. Ornelas and husband Rudy of Lordsburg; Juanita Ornelas and husband Alfonso Jr., of Thatcher, AZ; Rosa L. Plowman and husband Rodney of Lordsburg; Maria Lus Rojas and husband Manuel of Las Cruces; Maria E. Alvarez and husband Christopher J. of Lordsburg; twenty-seven grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Esteban Aguilera of Phoenix, AZ; three sisters, Tomasa Escobar and husband Esteban of El Paso, TX; Juana Elkebchi and husband Nagi of El Paso, TX; Soledad Alomari and husband Mathana of El Paso,TX; also numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Santos Candelaria Aguilera; one brother, Abundio Aguilera; one sister, Concepcion Alomar; one brother-in-law, Ahmed Alomar.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 21 at 10-10:30am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with the holy rosary to begin at 10:30am with Alice Ramirez reciting. The funeral liturgy will follow at 11 a.m. with Father Jude officiating.
Pallbearers will be Rudy J. Ornelas, Joshua E. Ornelas, Scott Esquivel, Michaell De La Garza, Christopher Rojas, Francisco J. Aguilera. Honorary pallbearers will be the rest of his children and grandchildren.
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