Socorro Portillo

January 9, 2014 • Obituaries

PortilloA rosary will be recited for Socorro Portillo, 82, of Roswell, on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at St. John’s Catholic Church with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating. Socorro passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.

Socorro was born June 1, 1931, in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, [auth] Mexico, to Ramon Enriquez and Paula Nevarez. Socorro was an enduring, admirable, nurturing person, enjoyed word-find puzzles, going to church, gardening, visiting family in Mexico, cooking, baking and sewing, she loved to go fishing, spending time with family. She was a conservative, family-oriented woman, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and was very caring, she loved her family more than life itself.

Socorro is survived by son, R. Manuel Portillo; daughter, M. Cecilia Portillo; son, R. Ramon Portillo, and wife, Guadalupe; son, Miguel A. Portillo; daughter, Clara G. De la Cruz, and husband, Cesar; grandchildren: Erika Ortiz, Valerie Campos, Lupita Castañeda, Denise Licon, Ariana Portillo, Manuel Portillo; great-grandchildren: Ailicec Gomez, Erick Ortiz, Arely Ortiz, Yoselyn Campos, Ricardo Castañeda, Julian Castañeda, Tamara Badillo, Brian Badillo.

Honorary pallbearers will be R. Manuel Portillo, R. Ramon Portillo, Miguel A. Portillo, Erick Ortiz, Ricardo Castañeda, Juian Castañeda, Brian Badillo and Manuel Portillo.

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

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

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