Juanita Louise (Romero) Rivera, formerly of Raton, New Mexico, went home to be with our Lord on October 23, 2014.
Juanita was born December 13, 1953 in Raton, New Mexico to Eloy and Frances Romero. She worked partly in Raton and in Greeley, Colorado as a home health caregiver and C.N.A. for over 35 years. She loved her occupation, as she had a great love for people.
Juanita was preceded in death by her parents, Eloy and Frances Romero of Raton and by her very much loved nephew, Eli Martinez.
She is survived by her grandmother Mable Martinez of Trinidad, Colorado, husband Modesto Chavez of Greeley, Colorado, two sons Anthony Rivera and Jeronimo Romero – both of Greeley, one daughter Francine Pacheco of Greeley,10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, two brothers Albert Romero and Santiago (Jim) Romero – both of Raton and one sister Marie Martinez of Pueblo, Colorado.
The family will give glory and honor to God for blessing them with such a beautiful person. Their memories of Juanita will always be cherished.
The service for Juanita Louise (Romero) Rivera will be held Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 12:00 Noon at Living Water Church (411 Martinez Street in Raton). There will be a family gathering immediately following the service at G & L Café, located at 134 North 2nd Street in Raton.