Carmen (Carmelita) Alicia Varoz, age 96, of Taos, N.M. passed away peacefully on Oct. 24, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her husband Raul Varoz, by her parents, Silviano and Beatrice Herrera, sister Julia, her son Leo Varoz, and her grandson Raul Varos.
She is survived by her son Iloramio/ Ram (Anita) Varos, brother Frutoso Herrera,daughter-in-law Erlinda, grandchildren Dean, Leo Jr., Beatrice, Gina (Diego) and Isaac. Her great-grandchildren Julia, Lia, and Gabi Varos. Her nephew Baldamar (Aurora) Coca, great-nephews and nieces Linda, Junior, Steve, Shirley and Velma, great-great nephews and nieces Analicia, Jason, Jericho, Jordan, Stephanie and many more friends and family.
Carmelita, as she was known by many, spent many years working as a chef at El Patio and La Dona Luz restaurants in Taos. She also worked for the Taos Municipal Schools as a cook in the lunchroom for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed spending time with friends at the bingo and area casinos. She was a hard worker, a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She lived a very long and blessed life.
The Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Taos, NM. Interment to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30 PM.
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