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Aurora “Lola” Medrano Gomez

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Aurora “Lola” Medrano Gomez, 76, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, in Roswell, New Mexico. Viewing will be at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel Friday, August 11, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. A Rosary will be recited following the Viewing at 7 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at 10 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Dexter, NM. Deacon Jesus Herrera will officiate. Interment will follow the Service at Hagerman Cemetery. A tribute of Lola’s life may be found at andersonbethany.com where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family.
On July 15, 1941, Aurora “Lola” was born to Anacleto Medrano and Francisca Medrano in Presidio, Texas. Aurora attended and graduated from Hagerman High School. Lola married the love of her life, Antonio Gomez in Hagerman, NM, on September 5, 1959, and remained married until his death in June 12, 1989. She was a dedicated housewife who loved her family. Lola will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Those left to cherish Lola’s memory are her sons: Arturo Gomez, Israel Gomez; sisters: Socorro Vargas, Manuela Moreno (Ramon) of Roswell, NM, Eloisa Perez, Sulema Ornelas (Fermin) of Hagerman, NM, Maria Franco (Guadalupe) of Loving, NM; Anthony Gonzalez of Carlsbad, NM, who was raised by Lola since he was 18 months old; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Preceding Lola in death are her husband, Antonio Gomez; son, Orlando Gomez; parents: Anacleto Medrano and Francisca Medrano; brothers: Simon Medrano, Jesus Medrano; and sister, Alicia Escaldon.
Those chosen to serve as Pallbearers are: James Gomez, Eden Gomez, Anthony Gonzalez, Rene Ornelas, Orlando Vargas and Beto Cruz.