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Araceli Pacheco

March 27, 1977 — October 16, 2021

Services are scheduled for 10 am Friday, October 29, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church for Araceli "Shelly" Veloz Pacheco of Artesia, New Mexico. The Rosary will begin at 9:30 am.

Mrs. Pacheco, 44, died on October 16, 2021 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Fr. Frances Lazar will officiate at the services with burial to follow at Woodbine Cemetery. Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary from 1-6 pm on Thursday.

Shelly was born on March 27, 1977 in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico; the daughter of Luis Veloz and Yolanda Contreras Veloz.

Survivors include her husband Robert Gene Pacheco; children Michael Veloz, Andrew Veloz, Derek Gene Pacheco, Dominic Gene Pacheco, Robert Gene Pacheco Jr, Carlos Rahsaan Pacheco, and Angel Valenzuela; her parents Luiz and Yolanda Veloz; siblings Luiz Arturo Veloz Jr., and Marisol Veloz; grandchildren Alexander Veloz, Nailea Veloz, Malakai Veloz and Angel Valenzuela jr.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 29, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

502 S 9th St, Artesia, NM 88210

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