Elvira Delgado Espinoza

Elvira Delgado Espinoza, of Clifton, entered into rest eternal Thursday morning, March 1, 2018, at her residence with her loving family surrounding her. She was 93.

Elvira was born November 4, 1924, in Morenci, Arizona, to Cipriano Delgado and Juanita Medina Delgado.

Elvira was a devoted wife and wonderful mother and grandmother to all of her family.  Her greatest joy was being around children and family.  She will forever be missed and loved knowing she is at peace in Heaven.  We will be holding her remembrance in our hearts forever.

Elvira is preceded in death by: her father, Cipriano Delgado; mother, Juanita Medina Delgado; sisters, Josephina Delgado, Maria Luisa Delgado and Catalina Delgado Chavez; brother, Rueben Cipriano Delgado.

Elvira married Salvador Espinoza, for a union which lasted 74 years.

Elvira is survived by: her children, Arturo (Stella) Espinoza, of Tucson, Gloria Mackey, of Safford, and Jean (Steve) Goodson, of Clifton; her 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Elvira will be celebrated Thursday, March 12, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at Holy Cross Catholic Church by Rev. Nathaniel Mma. Committal will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Thursday morning, April 12, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., at Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Online condolences may be offered at viningfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.