Deaths and funerals (12/15/12)

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Priscilla Barela
1962-2012
Priscilla Barela, age 50, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Contact Romero Funeral Home at 864-8501 for further information. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.

Donald Larry Eastman
1932-2012
Donald Larry Eastman, age 80, a resident of Bosque Farms, passed away Thursday, Dec. 13.
Arrangements are pending at the Noblin Funeral Service Los Lunas Chapel, 866-9992, 2211-D Main St., where an online guest register is available at www.noblinfuneralservice.com.

James Griego
1947-2012
James Griego, age 65, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Contact Romero Funeral Home at 864-8501 for further information. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.

Julia P. Molina
1909-2012
Julia P. Molina, age 103, a resident of Belen, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 12.
She was a member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church. Julia loved dancing, singing and whistling to Spanish music.
She was always a happy person and carried strong in her heart. Julia stayed home and raised her son, Faustino Molina, with her late husband of 59 years, Loretto Molina.
She enjoyed crochet and sewed many clothes for her son and 19 grandchildren when they were younger.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Loretto; and grandson, John Molina.
Julia is survived by her son, Faustino Molina and wife, Gloria, of Belen; six grandchildren, Sammy Molina and wife, Margret, Julia Chavez and boyfriend, Bob Mcauley, all of Belen, Rosalie and Francisco Lopez of Los Lunas, Camille Lucero of Belen, Denise Molina and wife, Pam, of West Virginia, and Edward Molina of Belen; and 13 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held at Romero Funeral Home Chapel at 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17, with a Rosary to be recited at 5 p.m. A final visitation will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens.
The family would like to thank Ambercare for their thoughtful love and care they showed to Julia and her family. Also a special thank you to Erica Nelson and Tomasita McFadden.
Sign Julia’s online register book at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.

Adolfo Sanchez
1918-2012
Adolfo Sanchez, age 94, born in Jarales, and a resident of Pueblitos, passed away on Friday, Dec. 14.
He was a lifetime member of Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Nancy M. Sanchez. Adolfo is survived by his daughter, Joan Romero and husband, Max; sons, Dr. Roland K. Sanchez and wife, Elia, Adolph P. Sanchez and wife, Kathy, and Fred Sanchez and wife, Therese; 18 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
All services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church.
All services will be held at Our Lady of Belen Catholic Church, on Friday, Dec. 21, beginning with a viewing at 8:30 a.m., with a Rosary to be recited at 9:30 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens.
Sign Adolfo’s online register book at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.

W. Carl Wallace
1921-2012
W. Carl Wallace, age 91, a resident of Rio Communities, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Contact Romero Funeral Home at 864-8501 for service times.
Sign Carl’s  online register book at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.