Jesucita "Chuy" Gavaldon, 85, a resident of Deming, NM, went into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, November 14, 2011 at her residence with her love ones by her bedside.
Chuy was born on January 7, 1926 in Anthony, New Mexico, to Manuel Martinez and Camila (Quinonez) Martinez.
She was survived by four sons, Sam Gavaldon and his wife Dolores of Deming, NM; Juan and his wife Debbie of Albuquerque, NM; Salvador Gavaldon and his wife Rita of Albuquerque, NM and Jose Gavaldon and his wife Dolores of Albuquerque, NM; one brother, Ramon Martinez and his wife Cecilia of Deming, NM; eight grandchildren, Beverly, Valeri, Sal Jr., Chris, P.A, Jose Jr., Samuel and Erica and eighteen great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by both of her parents, her husband, Juan Gavaldon; one brother, Jose Martinez; one sister, Carmen Avalos and one great-grand child, Solomon Gavaldon.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 4-6 p.m., followed by a rosary beginning at 6 p.m., with Carmen Terrazas officiating at Terrazas Funeral Chapels.
A funeral mass will be on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 2 p.m., at St. Ann's Catholic Church with Father Enrique Lopez Escalera officiating, followed by an interment at Mountain View Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels "Trusted care for the ones you love"~575-546-0070. To send your condolences, visit www.terrazas
Published in Deming Headlight from November 15, 2011 to September 5, 2012