A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., October 20, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Maria Jaramillo, 75, who passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Father Andrew Miles at 10 a.m., Monday, October 21, 2013, also at St. John’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery.
Maria was born March 27, 1938, in Porvenir, Coach, Mexico, to Jorge Zapata and Casimira Salazar. Her parents preceded her in death. Maria married Zeferino Jaramillo; he preceded her in death in September 2009.
Those left to cherish her memory are her sons: Joe Barraza and wife, Jo Ann, of Albuquerque, Jesse Barraza, Frank Jaramillo, George Jaramillo, all of Roswell, Javier Jaramillo and wife, Felicia Serna, of Albuquerque, Michael Jaramillo and wife, Letticia, of Roswell, and Alfredo Jaramillo and Hilda Collins, of Roswell; daughters: Sylvia Telles and husband, Joseph, of Bent, and Maria Jaramillo-Maciel and husband, Ricardo Patena, of Waco, TX; brother Raymond Hernandez, of San Antonio, TX; sister Paulina Tavitas, of San Antonio, TX; nephew Pepe Aguilar, of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren: Lisa Barraza, Kristina Santillanes and husband, Joseph, Junior Gurrola, Jose Gurrola and wife, Gabrielle, Desaray Barraza, Adreann Barraza, Jesse Ray Barraza, Monica Jaramillo, Robert Romero, Gilbert Romero, Rebecca Romero, Crystal Jaramillo, Priscilla Jaramillo, Matthew Jaramillo, LaDonna Romero, Ashley Jaramillo, George Jaramillo Jr., Marcus Jaramillo, Omar Jaramillo, Nicole Serna, Angelica Jaramillo and Yselia Jaramillo. Also surviving her are 28 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Maria was of the Catholic faith and a member of St. John’s Catholic Church. She loved her garden and loved sharing it with family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers are her sons Joe Barraza, Jesse Barraza, Frank Jaramillo, George Jaramillo, Javier Jaramillo, Michael Jaramillo and Alfredo Jaramillo.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.