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Carmen Marie Smith

By The Raton Range staff

The Raton Range of Raton, New Mexico

Carmen Marie Smith was entrusted by our lord to Louis and Elenora Padilla Dec. 13, 1955. She returned to the kingdom of heaven Dec. 29, 2009, while vacationing with her family in California.

She is survived by her parents, Louis and Elenora Padilla; husband Mike Smith; her four children and eight grandchildren: Amy and Jared Duran (Gabrielle, Hannnan, Ashtynn, Teyah, Nathan and Zachary), Louis and Michaela Chavez (Oliver), Sherrie Smith, Mikell Smith (Jessie). She is also survived by her siblings Irene Vigil (Arnie), Patrick Padilla (Jon-allyn), Frances Cardenas (Richard), Joseph Padilla (Valerie), Virginia Martinez (David), Richard Padilla, Anna Wherle (Tim), Michael Padilla (Kelly), Alex Padilla (Audrey), Julie Padilla, Gilbert Padilla (Shelby) and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Alderette Pomeroy Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 9, at 10 a.m. at the St. Patrick-St. Joseph's Parish Hall in Raton with Pastor Bobby Aragon officiating. Rite of committal and interment will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery of Raton. For details please contact the family at (719) 232-9321.

Funeral arrangements for Carmen Marie Smith are under the direction of the Alderette-Pomeroy Funeral Home of Raton



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