Alice Marquez, of Roswell, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011. A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. at LaGrone Funeral Chapel during viewing.
The Resurrection Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at St. Johnâ€™s Catholic Church, with the Rev. Juan Antonio Gutierrez officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. Alice was born Aug. 31, 1930, in Corona, to Julian and Maria Lueras, who preceded her in death.
She was predeceased also by her loving sisters, Rosa Lopez and Ernestina Griego; a son, Andrew Marquez; and a grandson, Demean Marquez. Alice is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years, Robert; daughters, Esther Lopez, Diana Marquez and Nadean Marquez (Andi Williams).
She is also survived by her siblings, Joe Lueras (Elva), Manuel Lueras (Alice), Julian Lueras Jr. (Rita), Sammy Lueras (Florey), Sally Allen, Lupe Moraga (David), Bernice Candelaria (Ray), Nora Marquez, Jane Lueras and Clara Griego (Nick). She is also survived by seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Roman Berrones, Rey Berrones, Juan Ray Candelaria, Sammy Lueras Jr., Mario Griego and Gary Allen. Honorary pallbearer will be Pete Griego. Friends may pay their respects online at lagronefuneralchapels. com. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel