PRICE - Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, and aunt, Mary G. Lopez, passed away at the age of 97 on Nov. 11, 2012 in Price.
She was born Sept. 9, 1915 in Santa Rita, N.M., to Pedro and Guadalupe De La Cruz Gonzales. She resided in Chandler, Colo., and Price.
She married Jesus F. Lopez on March 20, 1935 in Chandler, Colo. He passed away on July 18, 1969.
She and her husband had 13 children; six sons and seven daughters. She also had 15 brothers and sisters.
She was a member of the Catholic Church. She lived a life of giving and sharing. She loved her family and each family member was special to her. She enriched the lives of those who knew her especially the family, they were the center of her life.
Survived by her nine children; daughters, Maggie McFadden, Carol (Gary) Stevenson, Mary Zilliox, Toni Jarvi and Lydia Burrola; sons, Mario (Shirley) Lopez, Victor (Bev) Lopez, Steve Lopez, Diego (Jan) Lopez; brothers, Lawrence (Faye) Gonzales, Tony (Eileen) Gonzales, Carlos Gonzales and sister, Vera Garcia. She had 32 grandchildren, 61 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband, Jesus F. Lopez; two daughters, Maria Del Rosario and Maria Elvira; two sons, Alex Pete Lopez and Joe Lopez; her parents; sisters, Rosie, Julia, Esther and Marie; brothers, John, Pete, Frank, Leno, Victor, Richard and Paul.
Funeral Mass Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church.
Vigil service Thursday evening 7 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home, Price. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday and Friday one hour prior to services. Committal service Price City Cemetery, Price. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends can share memories of Mary at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.
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