Mary M. Padilla
May 29, 1929  -  April 8, 2017

Mary M. Padilla

Rosary Service
Santa Rita Catholic Church
213 Birch
Carrizozo, NM  88301
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
10:00 A.M.
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Funeral Mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
299 3rd Street
Capitan, NM  88316
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
10:30 A.M.
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Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Cemetery
17th Street
Carrizozo, NM  88301
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Maria "Mary" Sixta Martinez Padilla

Born to Brigido Martinez and Eufelia Duran on May 29, 1929 in Santa Rosa, NM. Mary was a dedicated house wife and would keep her husband company on his mail route. She loved to crotchet and had a huge collection of keepsakes.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Padilla; two sisters, Lina Gonzales and Dalores Lovato; her brother, Manuel Martinez. She leaves behind her daughters, Mary Ann Padilla, Connie Northcutt, Patsy Henline. She raised her grandson, James Silva. Mary had nine grandkids, fifteen great grandkids and eight great, great grandkids.

Pallbearers are Lashae Lueras, Jamie Silva, Michelle Silva, Joanie Bingerman, Anthony Gonzales, Ralph Gonzales and Michael Gonzales.

Rosary will be at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Santa Rita Catholic Church in Carrizozo, NM.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 AM. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Santa Rita Catholic Church in Carrizozo, NM. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Cemetery in Carrizozo.


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  1. Payne Family
    Ruidoso, NM

    We extend our sincere condolences to the entire Padilla family. In this sad time we hope you find strength in our heavenly Father's promise that we can be reunited with our loved ones, like Mary, who have fallen asleep in death by means of a resurrection and death will be no more, Revelation 21:3-4, John 5:28. Then 89 years will be only a few!
    May this precious hope that awaits us, with the love of your family and friends, bring you a measure of comfort now and in the days ahead.

  2. Max and Bonnie Montoya
    Belen, NM

    Our deepest condolences to all your family. RIP Mary Padilla

  3. Sue mcbride
    Livonia, MI

    So sorry for your loss

  4. Francis Huckins
    Friona, TX

    My sincere condolences to all the family.
    Matthew 11:28
    “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
    Prayers and thoughts during this time
    Francis Huckins (Tweeta)

  5. Leigh wheeler
    Carrizozo, NM

    I met mary many years ago and adopted her as a grandparent.
    She was an amazing woman who touched many peoples hearts.
    She watched my daughter grow. Christmas was our greatest holiday as she never expected gifts she would always cry when we brought her gifts dressed as elves and santa and mrs clause. So many memories were made with her and She will be greatly missed.
    Condolences to the family.
    We all loved her.
    The wheeler family

  6. Mars Padilla-Barron
    Hobbs, NM

    So sorry for your loss, Tia is now pain free & home with my Tio Louis & the rest of the family. She was a very strong, willful person. When we would go to visit Tio & Tia in Carrizozo & my mom & dad & tio & tia would play the card game "Dirty Neighbor" oh Lord! If Tia had to pick 5 cards cause Tio slapped down the joker on her, the Look she would give him & she would tighten her teeth, it looked like "Oh Tio you're sleeping on the couch!!!" Those were the best times & great memories with all the family together. I will miss you Tia, but, I know everyone who went ahead of you were there to welcome you home with opened arms.
    To my cousins, I pray God wraps his loving arms around all of you & comfort you during this difficult time. We love u more!! God bless you all. Love, your cousin
    Mars Padilla-Barron

  7. Fr. David Bergs
    Puerto Vallarta, MX, NM

    My condolences of the death of Mary Padilla. She a very warm, friendly and generous. I will remember her in the Intentions at my Masses here in Puerto Vallarta.

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