Augustina “Tina” Amesqua

February 20, 2011 • Obituaries


A rosary will be recited for Augustina “Tina” Amesqua, 81, of Roswell, at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with the Rev. Juan Antonio Gutierrez, OFM, of ficiating. She passed away Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at Eastern New [auth] Mexico Medical Center.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, and Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, from 1 to 8 p.m. Tina was born May 24, 1929, in Balmarey, Texas, to Carlos Martinez and Cuca Garcia Martinez. She married Manuel Amesqua on March 13, 1978, in Roswell. She was an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. She loved to cook, be a mother, grandmother and make everyone laugh and feel special.

She will be missed dearly by all her family and close friends. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 32 years Manuel Amesqua, of the family home; three children, Julie Gonzalez and husband Pedro, of Las Cruces, and Yolanda Rodriguez and Lorina Molina, of Roswell; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; three great-greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, and one sister. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at

Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

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