Mary Lucy Moreno

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Durango resident Mary L. Moreno died Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango. She was 73.

Mrs. Moreno was born to Victor and Laura Escojeda on Oct. 27, 1938, in Gallup, N.M.

In 1954, she married Martin Moreno in Gallup. Ten years later, they moved to the Durango area. She filled a variety of roles in life, but her most important was being a stay-at-home mom, her family said.

She enjoyed making jewelry, going to the casino and collecting numerous different things, such as Barbie dolls, Beanie Babies and figurines.

Mrs. Moreno is survived by her husband of 58 years, Martin Moreno of Durango; daughters Lala Moreno and Vicky Moreno, both of Durango, and Beatrice Moreno of Bayfield; sons Marcos Moreno of Durango, Moses Moreno of Bayfield and Martin Moreno Jr. of Farmington; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family members.

A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 254 East Fifth Ave., in Durango. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, also at Sacred Heart. The Rev. Joseph L. Flores will officiate. Burial will take place at Pine River Cemetery in Bayfield after the service. A reception will take place after the burial at the Sacred Heart Fellowship Hall.