Mark Vasquez, Sr.

March 25, 2014 • Obituaries


Vasquez-1 Vasquez-2A prayer service will be held for Mark Vasquez Sr., 49, of Roswell, at 7 PM, Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Melvin Suttle of First Assembly of God officiating. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, March 28, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Saul Avilla of Apostolic Tabernacle officiating. Burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. The family will be accepting visitation Thursday, March 27, from [auth] 12:00 to 8:00 PM at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. Mark passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 surrounded by the love of his family.

Mark was born November 17, 1964 to Felipe Vasquez and Helen Matta in Roswell, New Mexico.

He loved to spend time with his family, loved his grandchildren, read the Bible, dance, listening to music and spending time with his friends as they enjoyed body work and paint cars, most of all, Mark always talked to God, enjoyed sharing stories of his conversations with our Lord. Mark will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Mark is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Vasquez, whom he loved very much; three sons, Mark Vasquez, Jr. and his wife, Ruby of Albuquerque, NM; Matthew and Michael, both of Roswell, NM; his mother, Helen Castillo and step- father, Daniel of Roswell, NM; his sister, Amanda Castillo of Roswell, NM.

Pallbearers will be: Martin Matta, David Fierro, Joe Lovato, Danny Gomez, Adrian Otero, and Vince Sanchez.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Eric Otero, Joseph Lucero, III, Tony Hernandez, Eddie Lucero, Greg Lucero, and all his nieces and nephews.

Mark was preceded in death by his father, Felipe Vasquez and his sister, Angelica Castillo.

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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