Funeral Mass for Navolina Maria Salcido, 80 of Grants, New Mexico will be held Friday-October 10, 2008-10:00 AM at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Grants Memorial Park. The Very Rev. Alberto Avella will be the Celebrant.
A Rosary will be held Thursday-October 9, 2008-7:00 PM at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church.
Navolina was born on November 15, 1927 in Sena, New Mexico and passed away on October 8, 2008 in Grants, New Mexico. She was a devoted wife and mother all of her life. She married Frank Salcido on August 12 1946 in Grants, New Mexico and was married for 61 years. Frank passed away on February 8, 2008.
She is survived by her children: Beatrice Chavez and husband Salvador of Grants, New Mexico, Annie Lopez and husband Clifford of Grants, New Mexico, Frank Salcido, Jr. and wife Irene of Grants, New Mexico, Connie Knox and husband Norman of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Gilbert Salcido of Grants, New Mexico, Alice Salcido of Grants, New Mexico; Brother: Bernie Gonzales and wife Teressa of Rio Rancho, New Mexico; Sisters: Nia Villegos of Grants, New Mexico, Carmen Gonzales and husband Joe of Milan, New Mexico and Adlina Ballard and husband Clifford of Albuquerque, New Mexico; 12 Grandchildren and 15 Great Grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband; Frank Salcido, Sr.; Parents: Antonio Gonzales and Saneida Griego Gonzales; Brothers: Johnny Gonzales, Bennie Gonzales, Tim Gonzales and Tony Gonzales; Sister: Rita Molena; Grandson: Richard Lopez.
Pallbearers will be: Jeremy Salcido, Andy Lopez, Robin Lopez, Eugene Chavez, Salvador Chavez and Tim Knox.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Dominic Salcido, Victor Lopez, Amy Chavez, Denise Salcido, Jeanette Hassell and Jessica Knox.