A rosary is scheduled for Senaida G. Del Llano at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Assumption Catholic Church, the Mass will follow at 12:10 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. Graveside service and burial is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Las Cruces.
Senaida was born June 22, 1925, in Roswell. She passed away Nov. 10, 2010, in Albuquerque, where she was treated as result of a fall in her Roswell apartment. Senaida was predeceased by her parents, Virginia Jurado and Francisco Gonzales, and by her husband, Margarito Del Llano, in 1995.
She is survived by her step-son, Ronnie Del Llano and wife, Dru, of Tempe, Ariz.; sisters: Henrietta Martinez and Cicilia and husband, Steve Ortega; half-sisters: Penny Briseno and husband, Ruben, of Roswell, Lucy Cantu and husband, James, of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; halfbrother, Dee Gonzales and wife, Isabel, of Tucson, Ariz. Also surviving her are her nephews, Bernie Martinez, Frank Martinez and wife, Debbie, of Roswell; niece, Virginia Martinez and nephew, Ramon Del Llano and wife, Mary Sue, of Midland, Texas; nieces: Elvira Barrett and husband, Harry, of Norwalk, Conn., and Cecelia Mills and husband, Bill, of Danbury, Conn.; plus numerous great-nieces and greatnephews.
Senaidaâ€™s special friend Tillie Duran also survives her. Senaida and her late husband, Margarito, were very active volunteers for DAV and VFW organizations. She had a strong faith and sense of humor and she endured many health issues bravely.
She will be missed by all who knew her. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www. ballardfuneralhome. com.