Services for Maria Bernice (Bero) Casaus, 85, of Grants, N.M., include a Visitation on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, from 2 – 4 p.m., at Compassion Mortuary in Grants.
A Rosary will be held on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church in Grants.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, Oct. 7, at 10 a.m., at the Church. The Very Rev. Alberto Avella will be the Celebrant.
Burial will be held at a later date at the Grants Memorial Park.
Maria was born on March 11, 1928, in Chacon, N.M., to Victor and Socorro Duran.
She passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, in Grants.
Maria is survived by her loving husband: Ramon Casaus, of Grants; son: Leo Casaus, of Grants; daughters: Jean Gurule and partner, Mike Baca, of Grants, Maryrose Maki, and husband, Dale, of Grants, Lorraine Ellis and husband, Tom, of Milan, N.M., and Suzanne Lozano and husband, Manuel, of Albuquerque, N.M.; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Victor and Socorro Duran and 20 brothers and sisters.
Pallbearers will be: Brian Maki, Phillip Mirabal, Jason Gurule, Walter Miller, Brittney Gurule and Matt Vallejos.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Gayle Gurule, Bernice King, Bernadette Maki, Victoria Lewis and Kiana Gurule.
Compassion Mortuary, Grants, is in charge of arrangements.