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Jose Lazaro Barela

March 12, 1937 ~ June 4, 2006 (age 69)
JOSE LAZARO BARELA
Jose Lazaro Barela, 69, a life long resident of Mora, NM passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family members by his side on Sunday evening following an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donicio and Francesquita M. Barela, a brother, Ramon Thomas Barela, and two half brothers, Crisantos and Leopoldo Barela.He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Geneva E. Barela of the family home in Mora, NM; one daughter, Lillian Martinez and husband John Pat of Ribera, NM; two sons, Benjie Barela and wife Dorothy of Las Vegas, NM and Larry J. Barela and wife Lori of Mora, NM; two brothers, Tranquilino Barela of Mora, NM and Donicio Sandoval and wife Jane of Wagon Mound, NM; one sister, Mary Maes of Bloomfield, NM; hermano Lazaro Barela de la Morada Central del Valle Santa Gertrudes de Mora; and by ten grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.He was born in Mora, New Mexico on March 12, 1937. In his early years he was a sheep herder and worked as a forester and a fire fighter for the U. S. Forest Service. In his later years due to a disability, he enjoyed carpentry and working around the house and cleaning his yard. He was a member of St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Mora.Cremation has already taken place and a rosary will be recited this evening at 7:00 p.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church. Father George V. Salazar will celebrate the Mass. The interment will follow in St.Gertrude Cemetery in Mora. A guest register is available at www.gonzalesfunerals.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., 425-9319 or 1-888-525-9319
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Service Details

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006, 10:00am, Immaculate Conception Church

Interment Details

St Gertude's Cemetery


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