Mary Macias, 89, of Las Vegas, Nev., a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, entered into eternal rest March 25, 2011, of natural causes. Mary was born in Abo, N.M., on Sept. 23, 1921, and moved to Roswell, where she spent most of her adult life. She then moved to Albuquerque for a short duration before relocating to Las Vegas, Nev., in 2002.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Rosendo Macias of Colton, Calif.; her brothers: Epiphano Gurule of Willard, and Johnny Gurule of Wilmington, Calif.; her sister, Eloisa Gonzales of Albuquerque; and daughter, Theresa Duran Vitiello of Naples, Italy. Mary is survived by her sons: Andrew Macias and wife, Joyce Bartley, Ralph Macias and Anthony Macias; daughters: Evelyn Macias Sanchez and Rebecca Macias and partner, Aloha Campos; grandson, Miquel Macias; granddaughters: Heather Sanchez, Autumn Sanchez and Amanda Macias; greatgrandson, Jimmy Melendez; and great-granddaughters: Tatianna and TiarÃ© Lee.
A memorial Mass will be held at noon, Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at St. Anthony of Padua Chapel, 4275 N Rancho Dr, Las Vegas, NV, 89130. Her final resting place will be in Colton, Calif. In lieu of flowers, the family requests to have donations made to Saint Anthony of Padua Church.