Deaths and funerals (12/05/13)

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Imogene (Geni) Hatch
1940-2013
Imogene (Geni) Hatch, age 73, a resident of Belen since June 2004, passed away on Nov. 29 of natural causes.
She is survived by sons, Jeff Hatch and wife, Robbie Atkinson-Hatch, of Roswell, Greg Hatch of Santa Fe; sister, Theresa McKay and husband, Jim, of Castle Rock, Colo.; sister-in-law, Cynthia Hannigan, of Pueblo, Colo.; nieces, Suzanne Shea and husband, Bob, Barbara Smith, of Aurora, Colo; nephew, Mike Hannigan and wife, Kathleen, of Swannanoa, N.C.; and numerous cousins and friends.
Mrs. Hatch was preceded in death by her father, Homer Hart; and mother, Ora Rutit Ford; father-in-law, Merle Hatch; and mother-in-law, Law Laverne; husband, Charles Hatch; and nephew, Guy Titus.
Mrs. Hatch will sorely be missed by her friends and family.
Services will be held at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, at French Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Cancer Society.
Thomas E. Maes
1974-2013
Thomas E. Maes, age 39, a resident of Los Lunas, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 27.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Alferes and Frances “Kika” Otero; and cousin, Alferes Otero.
He is survived by his parents, Harry and Janet Maes; paternal grandparents, Cruz and wife, Nadine Maes, and Angie and husband, Clyde Millwee; sister, Nanette and husband, Jerry Sanchez; brother, Paul Maes;  Anna, the mother of his children; children, Thomas Jr., Ethan “Conks” and Bella Maes; honorary brother, Marvin “Frog” and wife, Kristy Maes; nephew, Zach; nieces, Tiffany, Qurissa, Iris and Skyler; best friend, K-Dog and family; and great-aunt, Jessie Poland. He leaves behind countless uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. He will be truly missed.
Services will be held at Calvary Chapel New Harvest in Los Lunas at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 9.
Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at Noblin Funeral Service where an online guest register is available at www.noblinfuneralservice.com.

Evangeline M. Meyers
1938-2013
Evangeline M. Meyers, age 74, a resident of Belen, passed away on Monday, Nov. 25.
All services were held at Calvary Chapel Rio Grande Valley, on Wednesday, Nov. 27.
Sign Evangeline’s online tribute at www.romerofuneralhomenm.com Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main Street, Belen.

Esther G. Pollock
1932-2013
Esther Pollock, age 81, a resident of Valencia County, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27.
She was a kind-hearted lady, who loved her family more than anything. She enjoyed spending time and spoiling her great-grandchildren. Esther was always there and willing to help anyone who needed her. She was a one-of-a-kind lady, who touched many lives and will be missed dearly.
Esther was preceded in death by her parents; son, Tony; daughters, Lucy, and Elizabeth; granddaughter, Jenelle; 12 brothers and sisters; and son-in-law, Lawrence.
She is survived by six grandchildren, Abel, Jose and Danny Pollock, and Gabriel, Samantha and Jennifer Reyes; five great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jose Octavia, Daniel and Alden; former husband and close friend, Tony Pollock.
Services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, 418 W. Reinken Ave., 864-4448.