Monday, October 4, 2010

OBITUARY: Martina (Baca) Torres

Martina (Baca) Torres
(March 1, 1918-Sept.22, 2010)

Martina (Baca) Torres, 92, passed away at her home in Socorro, on Sept. 22. Martina was born on March 1, 1918, to Donicio and Luz (Valdez) Baca, in Las Vegas.
Martina was a lifelong resident of Socorro.  She is survived by her loving daughters, Rita Torres Salazar of Socorro; Lorraine Torres Hester and husband, Donnell J. Hester of San Antonio, TX; two sisters, Deluvina Armijo of Las Vegas; and Mela B. Roybal of Las Vegas, NV. She also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward E. Torres, in Nov.1991; brother, Donicio Baca Jr.; and sister, Epimenia Delgado.
A rosary will be recited on Sept. 27, 2010, at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 9:00 a.m. with Father Andy Pavlak as Celebrant at The San Miguel Catholic Church in Socorro. Burial will take place in the San Miguel Catholic Cemetery. The pallbearers are Daniel James Hester, Marshall Puckett, LucasErnesto Puckett, Marcus Edward Puckett, and Don Hester. Those who wish to send condolences may do so at Services have been entrusted to:  Daniels Family Funeral Services, 309 Garfield, Socorro, NM  87801. (575) 835-1530

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