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Josefina Lopez

February 3, 1935 — July 30, 2019

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 3, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Josefina Torres Lopez of Artesia, New Mexico.

Mrs. Lopez, 84, died July 30, 2019 at Artesia General Hospital.

Fr. Vijay will officiate at the services. Burial will follow the services at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Allen Estrada, Eric Sanchez, Gilbert Sanchez, Arturo Lopez Jr., Eduardo Lopez, Marcos Lopez, Michael Leyba, Gerardo Ruiz and Dominic Torres.

Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary on Friday, August 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A rosary will be held at Our Lady of Grace Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Josefina was born February 3, 1935 in San Bernardo, Mexico to Jose Torres and Piedad (Quinones) Torres. On January 15, 1959 she married Juan Lopez. They came to Artesia in 1987.

She was a housewife and a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. She enjoyed cooking and baking.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter Gloria Lopez, brothers Santiago Torres, Raymundo Torres, Jose Merced Torres and a sister Rita Torres.

Survivors include her husband Juan Lopez of Denver, CO; sons Arturo Lopez and wife Rosa of Artesia, Alfredo Lopez and wife Maria Alferez of Artesia and Alfonso Torres and wife Estella of Anaheim, CA; daughters Margarita Sanchez and husband Gilberto of Artesia and Guadalupe Lopez of Artesia; brothers Patricio Torres of Chihuahua, Mexico and Augustine Torres of Artesia; sister Carmen Torres of Juarez, Mexico; 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Public Viewing

Friday, August 2, 2019

10:00am - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Terpening & Son Mortuary Chapel

611 W Grand Ave, Artesia, NM 88210

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Rosary

Friday, August 2, 2019

Starts at 6:30 pm (Central time)

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church

1111 N Roselawn Ave, Artesia, NM 88210

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Mass

Saturday, August 3, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church

1111 N Roselawn Ave, Artesia, NM 88210

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