Maria “Nellie” Manuelita Brady

July 30, 2013 • Obituaries


A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Nellie Brady, 89, who passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Mission Arch Care Center surrounded by her family. Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, also at St. John’s Catholic Church with Deacon Ernesto Martinez officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery.

Nellie was born Aug. [auth] 14, 1923, in Roswell to Ignacio and Isabel Salinas Estrada. Her parents preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her brothers: Moses Estrada and Raul Salinas; her son-in-law, Rick Griego, and two grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons: Louis Brady and wife, Annie, Roy Andrew Brady and wife, Chris, Lawrence Brady and wife, Dilly, Allen Brady and wife, Nadine, and James Brady; her daughters Rosalie Quish and husband, Dennis, Judith Otero and husband, Raulie, Sandra Chavez and Jennifer Griego; her sister Josephine Hernandez and husband, Charles. Also surviving her are fifteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Nellie was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church. She loved to cook for her children and other family members. She will be dearly missed by her family and all who know her.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Sandra Gonzales for her great loving care.

Serving as pallbearers are Louie Brady, Andrew Brady, Lawrence Brady, Allen Brady, James Brady and Dennis Quish. Honorary pallbearers are all of her grandchildren and Raulie Otero.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home & Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at

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