Guadalupe Vazquez

January 24, 2013 • Obituaries


A rosary will be recited for Guadalupe Vazquez, 87, of Roswell, at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral Mass will be at 8 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at St. Peter Catholic Church with [auth] the Rev. Charlie Martinez officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. She passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.

Guadalupe was born Aug. 11, 1925, to Jose and Ignacia Rubio Vazquez, in Durango, Mexico. She was a resident of Roswell for 38 years. She enjoyed cooking, cleaning, keeping a spotless house, spending time with friends and family. She was the mother and father to all her children. She was the teacher to her grandchildren, whom she loved dearly. She also loved her grandchildren’s dogs. If they went to see her without them, she would always ask where they were.

She is survived by the father of her children Jose Socorro Gutierrez; her children, Hermenejildo Gutierrez and his wife Silvia, of Mexico, Manuel V. Gutierrez and his wife Maria, of Roswell, Lalo Vazquez and his wife Christina, of Roswell, and Maria del Socorro Barraza, of Roswell; her grandchildren, Miguel Gutierrez, Lucy Barraza, Oralia Barraza, Mayela Gutierrez, Angie Valdez, Mario Barraza, Adriana Gutierrez, Jessica Reyes, her favorite Frances Vazquez, Porfirio Barraza, Eric Barraza, Junior Vazquez, Xavier Vazquez and Angel Gutierrez; numerous great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews; her brother Abraham Vazquez, of Mexico; Mateo Vazquez and his wife Alberta, of California, and Leocadia Martinez, of Roswell.

She was preceded in death by her parents Jose and Ignacia Vazquez; her grandson Juan Gilberto Gutierrez; and her siblings, Chalu Vazquez, Rita Alderete and Porfiria Jurado.

Pallbearers will be Miguel Gutierrez, Mario Barraza, Arthur Barraza, Fito Olivas Jr., Eric Barraza and Xavier Vazquez.

A special thanks to Jessica with Comfort Keepers.

Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online registry book at

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

Extranenme – Pero Dejenme Ir
Cuando lIegue al final de mi camino
y el sol esta bajando,
no se llenen de trizteza,
porque esta trizte por un alma
que ha sido liberada?
Extranenme un poco pero
no por mucho tiempo
ni con la cabeza para abajo,
recuerden el amor que compartimos,
extranenme – pero dejenme ir.
Pues este viaje que todos tenemos
que hacer y hacer solos,
es parte del plan de nuestro Maestro,
un paso en el camino asi ha el.
Cuando te sientas solo y
te duela el corazon,
ve con las amistades que tuvimos,
y juntos recuerden los bellos
momentos que pasamos.
Extranenme – pero dejenme ir.

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