Lorenzo N. Esparza, 68, longtime Deming resident passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Baca’s Funeral Chapel beginning at 4 o’clock in the evening with the Recitation of the Holy Rosary to follow at 6 o’clock with Mary Lou Loya reciting. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 9 o’clock at Saint Ann’s Catholic Church parking lot with the rite of committal and interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Fr. Manuel F. Ibarra, Pastor, will officiate.
Lorenzo was born September 5, 1951 in Santa Rita, NM to Raymundo Esparza and Marcos Nuñez. He and his family moved to Deming in 1965 where they made this home until his death. Later in life he met his wife, Alicia Lopez and together they raised 3 beautiful daughters. Lorenzo worked and retired from the City of Deming. He was known for being a jack all of all trades, he could fix about anything. On his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, wood working, helping people, and spending time with his loving family. Lorenzo was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church as well a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his wife, Alicia of the home; 3 daughters, Rene (Joel) Rivera, Marissa and Toni Esparza all of Deming; 5 brothers, Eusebio, Antonio, Rito, Johnny and Fernando Esparza; 2 sisters, Martha Dominguez and Maria Louisa Esparza as well as 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren
He is preceded in death by his parents, Raymundo and Marcos Esparza and 2 siblings, Johnny and Rosie Esparza.
Pallbearers will include Jerry Montes, Jolynn Cordova, Heather Parisi, Carlos Villalobos, Fernando and Miguel Angel Esparza.
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