Juan Carlos Maez

08/13/1975 - 08/07/2021

Obituary For Juan Carlos Maez

With great sorrow, we announce the passing away of Juan Carlos Maez, age 46, our beloved son, brother, family member and friend. Carlos passed away after suffering from progressive Multiple Sclerosis for many years. His suffering ended on August 7, 2021, at Sierra Health Care Center in Truth or Consequences, NM. Those who knew Carlos, even a little, have lost a shining light in their lives. Carlos made a lasting impression on everyone whom he had the pleasure of meeting.

Carlos is missed by his mother, Mercy Howell; his brother, Mario Maez; his nephew, Mario Polo Maez, Jr. and wife, Leslie; by his loving aunts, uncles and cousins; as well as many wonderful friends. We know that Carlos is now with his father, Harold, and his dad, Billy Howell, and that he is loved in Heaven as he was on earth.

Friends and family will be received at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Truth or Consequences, NM for visitation at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 12, 2021, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. celebrated by Rev. Michael Williams.

Services will also be conducted for family and friends from Belen, NM at Immaculate Conception Church in Tomé, NM, on Saturday, August 14, 2021, with visitation at 9:00 A.M. followed by mass at 10:00 A.M.

Interment will take place at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery, 120 La Ladera, Los Lunas, NM. A luncheon will be arranged to occur at Pete’s Café, 105 N. 1st St., Belen, NM at 2:00 P.M.

Serving as Casket Bearers will be Michael Johnston, Chris Lucero, Brandon Showers, Daniel Terrazas, Jason Garcia, Rafael Hernandez and Brian Freeman.

Guest Book

Dear Mercy, Mario and family, sending you my sincere condolences. One of my fondest memories growing up was going to Pete's Cafe for Thanksgiving and seeing all my cousins and Carlitos had the biggest heart and smile that would just make everyone happy. May he rest in peace, Michelle Gurule Sheehy

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Mercy, our hearts are hurting for your family, but we know he is healed now and you will see him again. Our sincere condolences to you all. God bless. Chris Auge and the Auge family.

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So happy carlitos is running with the angels in heaven now. He truly carried the heaviest cross I've seen and will always be my hero. I was lucky enough to say goodbye and told him to track down boookles and give him a big hug from his pops. Pray we have the strength to endure carlitos and follow in ur footsteps. Luv u primo. Till we meet again. J 😇

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Carlos was a real light of strength and hope for us all. He will be truly missed. We are for sure praying for comfort and peace for you all. Cam, Las Cruces NM

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Sweet, sweet guy; he dealt with adversity with true class, and did not complain; we had a Saint here on earth. Mark Filosa

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My condolences to you Mercy, Mario and family. Rest In Peace Carlos. Charles Jiron Albuquerque New Mexico

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SO LONG .............KEN.

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

- Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc | Truth or Consequences, NM