ESTER FORD1 Esther M. Ford age 96 years, passed away February 25, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  She was born October 20, 1918 in Roy, New Mexico to Demetrio and Rafaelita Mascarenas.

Esther moved to Ruth, NV in 1954 and lived there until 2008, she then moved to be with her daughters in Albuquerque and Silver City, NM. In Esther’s earlier years she took part in the Cursillistas in Silver City, NM. She was appointed to the draft board in Ely and a volunteer with voter registration.  Esther was also a member of the Alters Society in Ruth.  She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Esther enjoyed crocheting, reading and traveling.  She loved spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.  She will be missed by all that loved her.

Esther is survived by her son Henry (Mary) Ford of Ely, NV; two daughters Dolores Trujillo of Silver City, NM and Betty (Lalo) Salazar of Albuquerque, NM; seven grandchildren; three step grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; brother Roger (Arvella) Mascarenas of Duckwater, NV; two sister-in-laws Mercy Mascarenas of Ely, NV and Margarita Mascarenas of Denver, CO and several nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Herman Ford; grandson Raymond Trujillo; step grandson David Lewis and four brothers Joe, Paul, Freddy and DM.

A Family Viewing will be held Friday, March 6th at Mountain Vista Chapel.  The Recitation of the Rosary is scheduled for Friday, March 6th at 7:00 P.M. at Mountain Vista Chapel.  The Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Saturday, March 7th at 10:00 A.M. at the Sacred Heart Church.