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New Mexico Obituaries and News
Marcello Contreras April 27, 2016

Marcello "Mark" Marcus Contreras, 41, of Silver City, New Mexico, entered eternal rest Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Silver City. He was born Dec. 25, 1974, in Silver City, to Frank Marcello Contreras and Dolores Bencomo. Mark was an amazing son ... (legacy.com)

Robert (Bob) Raleigh Edwards April 26, 2016

Robert (Bob) Raleigh Edwards passed away on Saturday April 23, 2016, at age 71. Bob was born August 20, 1944, in Carlsbad, New Mexico, to Dobie Charles Hugh and Lois Elaine (Smith) Edwards. He married Kathryn Rachel Frank on March 26, 1971, in Albuquerque ... (Denton Record-Chronicle)

Nikki Bascom April 26, 2016

Nikki Shae Bascom, 31, a resident of Silver City, New Mexico, entered eternal rest Friday, April 21, 2016, in Silver City. She was born June 17, 1984, in Rosevelt, Utah, to Brent M. Bascom and Karri Dalton. She is survived by her father, Brent Bascom of ... (legacy.com)

Allen Schauer April 26, 2016

Ordained in 1966, Allen served many Lutheran parishes in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and New Mexico throughout his 29 years ... The Bismarck Tribune runs two types of obituaries, a paid obituary and a free obituary. A paid obituary is $15.26 ... (The Bismarck Tribune)

Alma Jodka April 26, 2016

They came by way of Bremerhaven, Germany and landed in New York City. Somehow they made their way to ... She was fortunate enough to have traveled all over Europe and enjoyed going to Mexico regularly. She also enjoyed a good cup of coffee! (Chicago Sun Times)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Gets funeral home is not on the ball sometimes I don't think they even know where the ball is
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
When my mother passed away, it was very hard for me to handle, I had to deal with it by myself. Although I was alone the director at Salazar & Sons Mortuary made me feel at ease about arranging her services. I have and would recommended to my friends and co-workers.
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Beckley, West Virginia
I would like to express a sincere thanks to R & Q for their wonderful compassion and support during our time of need. They have a wonderful staff and they only aim to please. I would recommend them to anyone.
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Hays, Kansas
Steer clear of Clines Mortuary! Someone very close to me recently passed away. Cookie Cline was hired to do the funeral and make the arrangements, typical funeral director stuff. I should mention that my family is far from 'well-off', so we put together a pretty modest funeral and bought the casket elsewhere. We were charged nearly $9k for his services, which had to be paid in full before anything happened, forcing us to take out a loan until the insurance arrives. This was non negotiable, and he already had our loved one. Then the night of the wake... It was held in Victoria, where the paneling on the walls is still from the 70's, end tables and desks were all water stained with the finish coming off, and the mens room was out of order. I along with numerous people heard Cookie cussing freely, being extremely condescending when asked questions, also being exceptionally rude to mothers with fussy babies or children (almost yelling), and telling jokes about his dick and circumcision. On top of all this, he began taking down flowers at 8:30 and rudely forced us to leave the funeral home at 8:37pm. ("Time to go to your cars guys. Time to go home.") That doesn't seem like a big deal until you think about the few *minutes* you have left to see someone you cared about forever. The day of the funeral, he knowingly allowed someone to 'sneak' something into the casket without the spouses consent, which wasn't realized until later in the day after it was all said and done. Immediately after finishing services at the cemetery (which was unmowed with grass 8" tall, pallbearers nearly tripped multiple times), Cookie instructed us all to leave, citing the luncheon as his reason. He literally told someone to grab the sobbing spouses wheelchair and take her to the car because people are waiting on her. Overall, my family paid Cookie Cline almost $9k (services only, casket not included) for an outdated, unmaintained facility where he was extremely rude and disrespectful while putting forth an unacceptably minimal amount of work or care. All this being said, I beg you to reconsider choosing Clines Mortuary should you find yourself in a position that requires the type of services he offers... This is far from the mortuary Harold Cline operated. For the sake and dignity of your loved one, find a different funeral director. Please share this so others know what they might expect when hiring Cookie Cline.
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Little Compton, Rhode Island
Was called in to work on their Generator during hurricane Sandy. Generator is very old and parts would be difficult to find. located parts and found generator has furthr problems that dont warrent going any furthr. Customer does not return phone calls for payment. Made three calls to office and asnwering service keeps giving messages to client. No replies to messages inturn customer is avoiding payment for services provided. Poor business ethics.
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