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Carmen Baca Chavez

July 6, 1933 — May 23, 2023

Bernalillo

 

Carmen Baca Chavez, 89 of Bernalillo, NM.

Passed away peacefully on May 23rd, 2023, surrounded by her loving family and friends She was born to Polo and Tana Baca on July 6th, 1933.

Carmen was a devoted member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church where she attended Sunday Mass. She also had a great devotion to reciting her daily Rosary, along with enjoying the San Lorenzo fiestas, being a Mayordoma (caretaker) twice in her life.

Carmen’s hobbies included quilt making, crocheting, bingo, and doing word search.

Carmen is survived by her children Ralph & Annette Chavez, Barbara Chavez, Cecelia Chavez, Johnny & Rosemary Chavez, James Baca, her many grandchildren, and great grandchildren, her sister’s Connie Gabaldon, Gladys Lucero, Bernadette Valdez, and many of her nieces, and nephews.

Carmen is preceded in death by her parents Polo & Tana Baca, her children Leonard Chavez, Mel Chavez, Roger Chavez, and Maria Moreno, her sibling’s Leo Baca, Donald Baca, Merlin Lucero, and Theresa Leaton.

We would like to give a Special Thank You to Maluisa Gallegos for all the care you gave our mom. And Thank You to the staff at Roadrunner Hospice.

 

PallBearers: Johnny Chavez, Mark Chavez, Jose Saavedra, Eric Sierra, Nicholas Garcia, Joe Gabaldon

Honorary: Liz Templeton, Bernadette Valdez, Christine Gabaldon, Yolanda Grundhuffer, Victoria Jaramillo, Penny Baca

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Sunday, June 11, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church

301 Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004

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Mass

Monday, June 12, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church

301 Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004

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Burial

Monday, June 12, 2023

Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery

25 US-550, Bernalillo, NM 87004

Following Mass

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Reception

Monday, June 12, 2023

Our Lady of Sorrows Social Center

301 Camino Del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM 87004

Following Burial

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