Obituary: Mary R. Becker Of Española

Mary Becker

Obituary: Mary R. Becker Of Española

Mary R. Becker, 100, a resident of Española, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

In 1931 she moved to Reno, Nevada and consequently made her residence in Carlsbad for several years; she then made Albuquerque her final residence. She enjoyed riding bikes and was always very active and health cautious. At the age of 88 she was still doing 2 mile walks.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gregorio and Ramoncita Alarid; husband, Carl Becker; brothers, Sam, Phillip, Frank and Jake Alarid; sisters, Emma and Sennie Garcia and Frances Branch; sisters-in-law, Aurora, Carise and Josie Alarid; brothers-in-law, Robert and Elias Garcia and Alfonso Branch.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Betty M. Alarid of Española and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Cañada. Burial to follow at 2:15 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.


The family of Mary R.   – Becker has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.