Rebecca “Becky” Baca


Rebecca “Becky” Baca

Rebecca “Becky” Baca, age 75, a resident of Los Lunas, and a devout member of San Clemente Catholic Church, was called home to our Lord on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Rebecca was selfless, passionate, courageous, kind and very giving. These beautiful qualities reflect the love she had for her family and Jesus. With Rebecca’s calm and kind spirit, she was able to touch so many lives, she had an abundance of unconditional love to share with everyone in her life and filled their hearts with joy.

Rebecca will be remembered for the way she lit up a room with her beautiful smile, gracious presence, her enduring faith, wisdom and strength of will. Even when life handed her many trials, her faith never broke, it grew stronger.

“She fought a long but humble fight and has now finished her race, dancing in the glory of our Lord.”

The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want Psalm: 23

Until we meet again my beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will remain in our hearts forever and her legacy will live on.

“See you later alligator. After while crocodile. Same place monkey face.”

She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Terisa (Lovato) Jaramillo; in-laws, Ray Sr. and Geneva Baca; stepchildren, Yvette Baca and Billy Baca Jr.; brothers-in-law, Paul Weaver III , Claudio Gonzales and Ray Baca Jr.

Rebecca is survived by her husband of 30 years, Billy Baca; two loving children, LaNette (Don) Torrez and Dominic (Agnes) Garcia; stepdaughter, Melanie (George) Cotinola; 12 special grandchildren, who include her two very special granddaughters, Morgan and Jaelyn; one great-grandson, five siblings, Lorrie (Al) Sandoval, Margaret Gonzales, Albert (Reba) Jaramillo, Susann Weaver and David Jaramillo; three sisters-in-law, Diane (Michael) Wood, Judy Baca and Anna (Vince) Jaramillo; and many more loving family members and friends.

All services will be held at San Clemente Church, 244 Luna Ave. SE, Los Lunas, on Monday, Aug. 8, with a Rosary to be recited at 9:30 a.m. in the gathering room, followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in the church.

Interment will follow at Our Lady of Belen Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow back at San Clemente Parish Hall.

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