Eloise Luchini (Villa)
Eloise B. Luchini Passed away peacefully in Las Cruces, New Mexico on April 6th, 2018 at the age of 82. She was born in Deming, New Mexico to the parents of Frank and Mary Villa.
She is survived by her three daughters: Kathy Burrell, Priscilla Goad, and Cindy (Sammy) Torres. Brothers, Frank Villa and Ramon Villa. Sisters, Stella Avery and Concha Huston. Eloise is survived by seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Eloise is proceeded in death by her husband Richard Burrell; her parents, Frank Villa Sr. and Mary B. Villa. Also proceeding her in death, her grandson Alfredo (Freddie) Granados Jr,
Eloise graduated from Deming High School where she found her high school sweet heart Richard Burrell. The two of them got married on May 15th, 1953. Eloise was a cosmetologist, starting out in Phoenix, Arizona, working for a cosmetic department. She moved to las Cruces, NM in 1980, continuing her cosmetology career for 35 years. Eloise loved flowers, she always had her house full of beautiful flowers.
Eloise was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles for 22 years. She was Madam Treasurer for six years, later becoming the Madam Inside Guard. Eloise was Madam Treasurer from 2004 to 2011 and Madam Inside Guard from 2013 to 2015. Eloise was most known for the care and compassion she had for others. She was involved in many Charities such as: Coates for Kids, Family and Youth Inc, charities dealing with Diabetes, Ways and Means for the Eagles Auxiliary #4038, and many more. You would find her donating food, time, and cooking for all the charities she was involved in. She currently worked at Safe haven and was previously at Memorial Medical Center as a Pink Lady. During the time of Thanksgiving, Eloise would make food baskets for those in need. Through all of her donating her biggest donation was her friendship.
A Rosary for Eloise will be held at Getz Funeral Home on April 11, 2018 at 7:00pm following a public visitation from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. A Funeral mass will be held at Holly Cross Catholic Church in honor of Eloise April 12th, 2018 at 10:00am. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Pall Bearers: Richard, Steven, Anthony, Marcy, Amanda, Sandra, Stephanie, and Sammy.
Honorary pall Bearers: Frankie, Michael, Ronnie, Little Ray Villa, Robert, Sam, Larry, and Tina.
The family ask to please honor Eloise by donating to the Gospel Mission.
Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home 1410 E. Bowman Ave., Las Cruces NM 88001. Please visit www.GetzCares.com to sign the local online guest book.