MARY CRISELDA "CRIS" LUCERO
1928 - 2020
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A long time Durango resident Cris Lucero passed away on April 8, 2020 at the age of 91 in Lakewood, Colorado. She had moved to Lakewood in July, 2019 to be closer to two of her siblings.

Cris was born on May 9, 1928 in McPhee, Colorado and moved to Durango in 1950. She worked as the office manager at Federal Land Bank where she retired after 35 years. After her retirement, she provided support and care for her mother and father until their deaths. She was a member of Sacred Heart Parish and active associate of the Emblem Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Guillermo and Lizaida Gomez and brothers John Gomez, Guillermo "Phillip" Gomez, Robert "Bobo" Gomez, and sister Elizabeth Gomez. Cris is survived by siblings Carol Moon, Mt. Olive, AL; Alphonso "Al" Gomez (Bette) of Lakewood, CO; Toni "Isabel" Gardner (Donald) of Louisville, KY; Gary Gomez (Kathleen) of Golden, CO; and numerous nephews and nieces whom she loved.

Due to the current public health emergency, funeral services will be held at a later date.

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Published in Pine River Times on Apr. 23, 2020.
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May 5, 2020
We loved her so very much! Great memories of visiting her from AL. She will be missed very much, but we know she is in good hands now!
April 26, 2020
My memories of Aunt Cris are many. She was the center of our family and kept all of us informed. Anything I needed to know about what was going on, I called Cris. I miss that now and will forever. Many of the values instilled in me today came from Tia Cris A stronger woman was never born. Cris took care of all of us, young and old, now she rests in the best place of all. We will never forget.
Terry Gomez
April 25, 2020
Criselda was our neighbor for many years. I always admired her because she made a good life for herself. It seems like she was a strong woman. She was nice and always made people comfortable. Rest in Peace Criselda (was how I always addressed her) Emily Gomez
Emily Gomez
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