Leonila G. Salsberry
November 9, 1934  -  March 10, 2019

Leonila G. Salsberry

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
1111 N. Roselawn Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Thursday, March 14, 2019
9:30 a.m.
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Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
1111 N. Roselawn Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Thursday, March 14, 2019
10:00 a.m.
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Twin Oaks Memorial Park
59 Lake Arthur Highway
Artesia, NM  88210
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Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Leonila G. Salsberry of Artesia, New Mexico.
She was a housewife and a member of Our Lady of Grace. She enjoyed ceramics ,crafting and camping.
Mrs. Salsberry, 84, died March 10, 2019 at her home.
Fr. Vijay will officiate at the services with burial to follow at Twin Oaks Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Anthony Salsberry, Ricardo Bustos, Michael Borunda, Manuel Melendez and Tony Huerta.
A Rosary will be recited Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the church.​
Leonila was born November 9, 1934 in Terlingua, Texas, the daughter of Baldomero and Edwarda (Hernandez) Gandara. On August 23, 1952 she was married to Henry Salsberry in Brownfield, Texas. They were longtime Artesia residents after moving here from Texas in 1953. She is survived by husband Henry Salsberry of the home; daughter Esther Bustos; sons Ronnie Salsberry, Roy Salsberry and wife Delma, Edward Salsberry, all of Artesia; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.


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  1. Baldomero gandara cano
    San elizario, TX

    My most sincere condolences to the salsberry /gandara family may you rest in peac

  2. Linda DtsrStar
    Los Angeles, CA

    Esther, my prayers, love, and condolences to you and your family during this time. May the love of God embrace you and your family. Take care, my friend!!!!

  3. Brandon Salsberry

    May her memory be a blessing.

  4. Ronnie Jackson
    Artesia, NM

    May you have strength and comfort during your time of loss and sorrow. She will be missed by many. With sympathy.

  5. Tommie Doporto
    Artesia, NM

    Dear Family
    Praying for God’s peace and comfort to be with you. May He embrace you in His love and give you strength.
    Tommie Doporto

  6. Clarke Family
    , NM

    Eternal rest grant unto her. She was beautiful inside and out with a sweet and gentle soul. Our prayers are with you all.

  7. KAYE & Curtis Teel
    Artesia, NM

    We are so sorry for your loss.

  8. Steve S. Salsberry
    Lynn, MA

    My sincerest condolences to the Salsberry Familia on the passing of Aunt Leonila. She is with God and resting in peace. May the grace of God be with you all during your time of mourning. Love you all with all my heart!

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