O B I T U A R Y
A rosary will be recited Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Sorrows Church for 82 year old Ascencion Encinias, a resident of Las Vegas who passed away Thursday at Alta Vista Regional Hospital following an extended illness. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. from Our Lady of Sorrows Church. The interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in St. Francis Chapel at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations.He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Isabelita Gomez Encinias.He is survived by his wife Alicia of Las Vegas; one daughter, Gloria Martinez of Richmond, CA; three sons, Louie and Rudy Encinias both of Las Vegas and Leroy Encinias and his wife Janet of San Jose, CA , half sisters, Esther Lucero of Ojitos Frios, NM and Tillie Benavidez of Santa Fe, NM; and two half brothers, Santiago Encinias and Narciso Encinias and wife Tina all of Las Vegas; ten grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church and was born in San Geronimo, NM on June 13, 1923.. He married Alicia Mares on December 28, 1942 in Las Vegas, a relationship that lasted sixty-three years. He was a World War II veteran having served in the U. S. Army. After he was honorably discharged from the service he was a machine operator for the C & H Refinery in California for 40 years. Mr. Encinias and his wife Alicia moved her in 1989 from Rodeo, California. He was a member of the Guadalupana Society in California and was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., 425-9319.
Wednesday, April 26th, 2006, 9:00am, Our Lady of Sorrows
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
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