Cecilia S. Chavez, 73, passed away May 5 in her home in Torreón. She was born Sept. 20, 1942, in Punta De Agua, to the late Tobias and Teresa (Torres) Sanchez. Cecilia was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church of Torreón, and a lifetime New Mexico resident. She is also preceded in death by her sister, Cora Alderete; brother, Toby Sanchez and son, Jesus Chavez. Cecilia is survived by her husband, Jose C. Chavez of 52 years of Torreón; sons and daughter-in-law, Mark and Deanne Chavez of Magdalena, and Joe Chavez of Socorro; daughters and son-in-law, Annabel Chavez obit cecilia chavezcroppedof Torreón, and Frances and Mark Sullivan of Seattle, Wash.; brothers, Vivian Sanchez, Claude Sanchez and Mario Sanchez, and sisters, Carla Lucero and Delores Lopez. Cecilia was blessed with five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A Rosary was recited on May 10 at St. Anthony Catholic Church of Torreón. The Celebration of Mass will be Wednesday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m. Pallbearers will be Vivian Sanchez, Mario Sanchez, Claude Sanchez, Bailey Chavez, Kelvin Chavez and Mark Sullivan. Honorary Pallbearers will be Frank Lucero, Colt Wettermen and Vincent Sanchez. Father Bob Peccatiello will officiate. Interment will be at the Torreón Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Harris- Hanlon Mortuary.