Cover photo for Mary Frances Estrada's Obituary

Mary Frances Estrada

d. December 25, 2022

Mary Frances Estrada, age 84, our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at her home in Santa Cruz. First and foremost, she loved God, her family and friends. She helped so many people anyway she could. She was the matriarch, who held our family together. She was our angel and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Miguel Martinez and Rufina Ortiz Martinez; sister Mercedes (Ben) Rael; brothers, Sonny Martinez and Frank (Louisa) Martinez; sister in-law Carmen Martinez; daughter in-law, Dusty DeAguero; grandson Ricky DeAguero Jr.

Mary is survived by her children Archie Jr, Sandra (Ken), Ricky (Balarie), Angela, James, David (Jessica); 11 grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; her brothers and sisters, Fabiola (Nelson) Cournoyer, Jerome (Mel) Martinez; sister-in-law Patty Martinez, Louis  Louis (Molly) Martinez, Rudy, and Michael (Sandra) Martinez.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, January 20, 2023, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz NM, at 11:00 am with a meal to follow at Victory Faith Church in Espanola, NM.  A Private Burial will take place a later date.

The family of Mary Frances Estrada has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley.  (505) 747-7477

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Friday, January 20, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

Holy Cross Catholic Church

126 S McCurdy Rd, Santa Cruz, NM 87567

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