Cover photo for Pearlita LaPaz's Obituary
Pearlita LaPaz Profile Photo
1956 Pearlita 2023

Pearlita LaPaz

July 7, 1956 — August 16, 2023

 

Pearlita LaPaz, age67, passed from this life on August 16, 2023. She was born July 7,1956 in Mescalero, New Mexico to the late Ricardo and Clarice Rocha. Pearlita was a loving woman who cherished her family. One of her favorite activities was watching her grandkids play sports. In her free time Pearlita enjoyed gambling, crosswords, and word searches. She loved watching forensic files, documentaries and fixing her eyebrows. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Pearlita is survived by her loving husband Christie LaPaz Jr.; sons, Lemuel Rocha, and Christie LaPaz III; daughter, Krissie LaPaz; grandchildren, Ismail LaPaz, Anfernee Rocha, Ozren Cochise, Adriana Rocha, Angelo Rocha, Ryder LaPaz, and Shanna Cochise; greatgrandchild, Anfernee Rocha Jr.; brothers, Fernando Rocha Sr., and Francis Rocha; siters, Carmen Mendez, Florence Rocha, and LuLu Yuzos; and a whole tribe of nieces, nephews, and godchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Damian Morgan, Richard Rocha Jr., and Michael Rocha; and a sister, Jacqueline Morgan.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Pearlita LaPaz, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Monday, August 21, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am

St Joseph Apache Mission

636 Mission Rd, Mescalero, NM 88340

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass

Monday, August 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am

St Joseph Apache Mission

636 Mission Rd, Mescalero, NM 88340

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Monday, August 21, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 763

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree