Lydia Pauline Baca loved her family and will be cherished in our hearts forever. Lydia went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.
Lydia was born Aug. 3, 1945, in Roswell. She married her loving husband of 46 years, Jake Baca, who survives her at the family home in Roswell. Lydia and Jake have three children, eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Surviving her are her daughter Tina Hedalgo and husband Greg, and their children Gregory and Julian from San Antonio, Texas; sons, Jake Jr. Baca and wife Niomi and their children David, Junior and Shanell, from Albuquerque, Eliseo Ray Baca and wife Wendy K. and their children Isaac, Aalyea and Elijah, from Chama. She is also survived by her brothers, Freddy, Trini and Arthur and her sisters, Linda, Lena and Cora.
A viewing will be held from noon to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, with a rosary to follow at Ballard Chapel. A celebration of life for Lydia is scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. This will be a celebration of a great woman.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.