Lenora Herrera, 71 a lifelong resident of Espanola, NM, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2019. Lenora was born on September 24, 1948, in Alcalde, NM to Delfino & Teodorita Chacon. On November 29, 1969, she married the love of her life Leeroy J. Herrera of Espanola, NM. Lenora was loved by her family and friends and was a very forgiving person. She was active and loved to travel.
Lenora was preceded in death by her mother & father, Delfino & Teodorita Chacon of Alcalde, NM. Her husband LeeRoy J. Herrera of Espanola, NM; her son, Delbert Herrera of Espanola, NM; her brother, Junior Chacon of Alcalde, NM; her brothers, Peter Chacon and Eddie Chacon of Alcalde, NM.
Lenora is survived by son/daughter in law, LeeRoy Jr & Melissa Herrera of Espanola, NM; brother/sister in law Tony & Marylou Chacon of Servilleta, NM; brother, Johnny Chacon of Alcalde, NM; brother, Raymond Chacon of Alcalde, NM; sister Lorraine Maes of Albuquerque, NM; sister Gregoria Vigil of Chimayo, NM; sister Carol Garcia of Ojo Caliente, NM
Serving the Herrera Family as Pallbearers are her Grandkids; Dylon Herrera, Dylan Herrera, Elliot Herrera, Ethan Herrera, and Ava Herrera.
A Rosary will be prayed on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz de la Canada followed by the Rite of Christian Burial at 11 AM followed by burial at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. Reception to follow burial at the Knights of Columbus Arroyo Seco, NM. The family would like to thank Del Corazon Hospice and Dr. Kathleen Maley for Lenora’s care.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Lenora’s life. Condolences can be sent to www.riverafamilyfuneralhome.com The Herrera Family has entrusted the care of Lenora to the Rivera Family Funeral Home, Espanola, NM.