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Ofelia G. VeraSeptember 21, 1934 ~ November 26, 2017 (age 83)
Ofelia G. Vera, 83, of W. Ortega Street, Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 at her home.
Visitation will be 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Denton-Wood Funeral Home.
A vigil is scheduled for Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 7:00 PM at San Jose Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 10:00 AM, at San Jose Catholic Church with Fr. Martin Cordero officiating.
Interment will follow in Loving Cemetery, Loving, New Mexico.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Ofelia G. Vera was born September 21, 1934 in Loving, NM to Manuel Porraz and Benita (Carrasco) Gonzalez. She married Alejandro Vera December 13, 1958. Ofelia worked for the Carlsbad Municipal Schools as a cook for many years. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and camping. Ofelia was known for her delicious beans, tortillas and Thanksgiving stuffing. She loved to be with her family, especially her grandchildren. Ofelia was an avid Dodgers and Cowboys fan. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Manuel Gonzalez, Jr.
Survivors are her husband, Alejandro O. Vera of Carlsbad, NM; children: Armando Vera, Danny Vera, Lillie Vargas and husband, Ben and Grace Vera, all of Carlsbad, NM, Pauline Vargas and husband, Lorenzo, Jr., of Jal, NM and Alex Vera, Jr. and wife, Cheyenne of Carlsbad, NM; 12 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters: Lazara Molina of Carlsbad, NM, Rita Jones and husband, Ron of Sacramento, California, Elfida Martinez of Carlsbad, NM, Olivia Shaner of Carlsbad, NM and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Jacob Vargas, Lorenzo Vargas, III, Gabriel Vera, Alex Vera, Joshua Vera, Tommy Martinez, David Sosa and Ruben Ortega.
Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com