A MESSAGE FROM THE FAMILY

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OBITUARY

Rosalie Lorraine Maez (Gonzales)

February 9, 1960June 6, 2021

Rosalie Lorraine Maez passed away June 6, 2021. She is preceded in death by Father Bernie, and Brother Ben. Grandchildren: Catherine, Little One, and Charles. She leaves behind her beloved Mother Sally, Daughters, Lenora and Angela, and son in law Benito; grandchildren: Letecia, Lena, Luciana, and Patrick. Siblings: Theresa (Tulie) and Bernie (Jr.) Several nieces and nephews as well as several great neices and nephews and quite a few Godchildren, and many extended family members and friends. Rosalie retired from The Secretary of States Office in Wyoming after 28 years in her respected title as a Production Efficiency Officer. Rosalie lived and loved life and was always willing to take care of others before herself. Her grandkids were her life and she enjoyed her time with them all. She loved listening to and dancing to her New Mexico music and would often times grab you randomly and start dancing. She often took pain so that others did not have to. She was a beautiful soul and touched everyone who came to know her. A Visitation will be held on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 9am at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Denver. A Rosary will be said at 9:30 the same morning. A Memorial mass will be held at 10am following the visitation and Rosary. Rosalie will be laid to rest at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery following her Mass. Due to COVID 19 restrictions no viewings will be held at this time. Those who cannot attend the Mass are welcome to pay condolences to the family through the online obituary. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Rosalie's name and memory to the The Breast Cancer Society by visiting give.breastcancer.org/

Services

  • Rosary Service

    Friday, June 18, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, June 18, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Friday, June 18, 2021

Memories

Rosalie Lorraine Maez (Gonzales)

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Theresa Ortiz

June 25, 2021

I remember Bernie Sr. and Sally coming to visit my mom, Isabel Madrid in El Rito, NM. Bernie Jr., Ben, Rosalie, and Tulie coming with them. I was a little older then they were and I enjoyed their visits and spending time with all of them and including my Tia Leontina and Tio Luciano. They will forever be my good memories. Prima Sally, Bernie Jr. And Tulie my most sincere condolences and prayers go out to all this family. May Rosalie be resting in her eternal home in heaven with her dad Bernie and brother Ben.

Beverly Lopez

June 13, 2021

I grew up with Sally and Bernie when we lived in Leadville. So many many years ago. Even thou I was 9 yrs older than Rosalie, I still remembered her.
I can still see her mom and dads faces. They always took care of me when we were all together. Nancy and Paul are my family, so we were all family.
I am so sorry for your loss
May she rest in peace
She is with the Lord now
And her Dad

Christina Vigil

June 12, 2021

My heart goes out to my family. Rosalie dad was my first cousin sorry to say I didn’t know any of his kids but Ben n just started to know one another when I heard the news about his death I was heart broken. Some many have gone n my heart breaks to know whom has passed without knowing the family it’s so sad but we all fall n2 that ship which breaks my heart. I also lost a brother n it just hurt so much n I don’t wish this on anyone again sorry for your loss may God put his healing hands on her family