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Gliserio Lucero

December 15, 1933 — November 18, 2016

Gliserio "Sonny" Lucero, on Friday, November 18, 2016 passed peacefully at home surrounded by family. Gliserio was born on December 15, 1933 in Arabela, New Mexico to Amarante and Rebecca Lucero. He married Beatrice Dominguez August 24, 1953.

Gliserio was a very loving father, grand-father, great grand-father that lived in Roswell and was a well-known business man who barbered for 50 years at the Royal barber shop. Sonny enjoyed his work. He was a man with an empathetic and caring heart giving to others when he saw the need. Constantly taking pride in his work and providing for each and every one of his family members in one way or another. Holidays and family gatherings were moments he treasured. During those gatherings he would take the opportunity to reminisce about the past, sharing memories that brought laughter and tears. "Pay mind" were simple words of encouragement that will forever ring in our ears. He always encouraged us to do our best and work hard to achieve our goals.

Sonny is survived by daughters, Virginia Lucero and Kathy Lucero. Grandchildren, Elmon Herrera Jr., Chris Lucero Jr. wife, Melissa, Joaquin DeLeon III, wife Angie, Adrienne Herrera Gustamantes husband Levi, Batriz DeLeon, Felicia Herrera, Caryn Lucero, Enrique DeLeon, Albert Cruz wife Evelyn, Milagro DeLeon, Thurston Herrera, Elmon Herrera III, Dianna Herrera, Annie Guajaca and Mathew Lucero. Numerous great grand-children and 2 great grand-children.

Sonny was preceded in death by his mother and father, wife Beatrice Lucero, son Christopher Lucero, sisters Betty Chavez, Lucilla Fresquez, Soyla Candelaria, Ellena Trujillo, Noyla Sabadra; brothers Belson Lucero, Graciano, Valois and Eloy Candelaria. Grandson Joseph Lucero and great grandson Damien.

Pallbearers will be Elmon, Chris, Joaquin, Enrique, Albert, Thurston and Elmon III.

Honorary pallbearers will be Adrienne, Batriz, Felicia, Milagro and Dianna.

A rosary will be celebrated at 7:00 pm, Monday, November 21, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass at 10:00 am Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, burial at South Park Cemetery with Father Charlie Martinez officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to The Poor Clare Monastery, 809 E 19th St, Roswell, NM 88201.



Ballard Funeral Chapel
910 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM  88203
Monday, November 21, 2016
7:00 pm

Funeral Service

St. Peters Catholic Church
109 E. Deming
Roswell, NM  88203
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
10:00 am


South Park Cemetery
3101 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM  88203

Memorial Contributions

Poor Clare Monastery
809 E. 19th St.
Roswell, NM  88201
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