Anthony J. Rosas, 49, passed away on Monday, November 1, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM. Anthony was born July 10, 1961 to Manuel C. and Sofia (Saavedra) Rosas in Socorro, NM. He is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Arlene (Torres) Rosas of Albuquerque; his devoted daughters, Desiree Rosas of Socorro, NM; Savannah Jaramillo of Socorro; and Mariah Rosas of Albuquerque; one precious granddaughter, Serenity Jaramillo-Suarez; his sister, Lillie Orloff and husband, Kenneth; his brothers, Leo Rosas; Reynaldo Rosas and wife, Tomasita; Henry Rosas and wife, Terry; Lawrence Rosas and wife, Juanita; Jake Rosas and wife, Mary; Raymond Rosas and wife, Grace; and Patrick Rosas and Leeann Johnson; and many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Anthony was a lifelong resident of Socorro. He was a former employee of UPS in Albuquerque. Music was Anthony’s passion, as he was a current Guitarist and Vocalist for the AMA Flyboys and formally with Southern Rail. He recorded several CD’s during his music career and loved his music.
Anthony was a member of San Miguel Catholic Church and St. Joseph on the Rio Grande. His Family was his world and he loved them dearly.
Anthony is preceded in death by his grandparents; his parents; a brother, Elpidio Rosas; his niece, Consuelo Vigil; and his sister-in-law, Charlene Rosas. A Rosary will be recited Saturday, November 6, 2010 at the San Miguel Catholic Church in Socorro at 10:30 a.m. with a Mass of Resurrection which will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with father Andy Pavlak. Interment will be in the Luis Lopez Cemetery in Luis Lopez, New Mexico. Pallbearers are Ronald Rosas, Manuel Rosas, Jon Rosas, Eric Rosas, Steve Rosas, and Patrick Rosas. Honorary Pallbearers are Antonio Montoya, Henry Rosas Jr., and Gabel Rosas.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Anthony Rosas Medical account at any Bank of America branch.
Those who wish to send condolences may do so at www.danielsfuneral.com. Services have been entrusted to Daniels Family Funeral Services 309 Garfield Socorro, NM 87801 (575) 835-1530