FLORENCE — Stella Rosa Salazar, 81, of Florence died on June 21, 2019, in Florence.
Mrs. Salazar was born on Jan. 10, 1938, in Tortugas, New Mexico, to Domingo and Refujia Garcia. She enjoyed teaching her grandchildren to cook. She also enjoyed cooking, dancing, music and soap operas. She loved the time she spent with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include a son, Andrew Salazar Jr. of Florence; a daughter, Andrea Monreal of Florence; six sisters, Josie, Pauline, Bertha, Irene, Rita and Lupe; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Salazar Sr.; a daughter, Pamela Tripp; two sisters, Sandy and Juanita; and two brothers, Augustine and Carlos.
Memorial Mass celebrated at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 5, by the Rev. Adolfo Martinez at Assumption Catholic Church. Inurnment in Florence Cemetery.
Heritage Florence Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.