Encarnacion “Shon” Mascarenas age 91, a resident of Cerro, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on January 24, 2021.
He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Mascarenas; parents Max and Candelaria Mascarenas; siblings Max Mascarenas, Jr., Alberto Mascarenas, Lucy Espinoza, and Christina Sanchez.
Encarnacion served his country in the U.S. Army and was a very proud Korean War Veteran. He worked for many years at the Moly Corp Mine and loved to work on automobiles, he was a great mechanic.
He is survived by his children Pauline Herrera (Amos), Joseph Mascarenas (Flora), Jerome Mascarenas; grandchildren David, Gabriel, Stephen and Daniel Herrera; and Adrian Mascarenas; step-granddaughter Brittany Gabriel; siblings Sista Quintana (Salomon), Elsie Quintana; companion Viola Williams, plus many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Private Family Services will be held and burial will follow at the Cerro Cemetery.
The family of Encarnacion “Shon” Mascarenas has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. 866-657-4019 www.devargastaos.com