Janet Carmona Alvarez | PostIndependent.com

Janet Carmona Alvarez

Janet Carmona Alvarez, of Glenwood Springs, Colo., died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at her home. She was 23.

She was born Sept. 7, 1978, in Delta, Colo., to Manuela and Hector Carmona Sr. She spent her childhood in Carbondale, Colo., and attended high school in Basalt, Colo.

She married Cesar Alvarez on Aug. 12, 2000, in Glenwood Springs.

Mrs. Alvarez was the mother of year-old twin daughters and a member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs. She taught English as a Second Language to students at Carbondale Elementary School.

She was happiest at family gatherings, barbecuing, and spending time with her mother, husband and daughters.

She is survived by: husband Cesar; parents Manuela and Hector Carmona Sr., of Carbondale; daughters Xiomara Janet Alvarez and Lourdes Maria Alvarez, 1; brother Hector Carmona Jr., of Denver, Colo.; sister, Laura Martinez, of Carbondale; and aunts and uncles Filiberto and Lora Meraz, of Carbondale, Leobardo and Frances Meraz, of Glenwood Springs, and Blas and Terry Meraz, of Delta.

Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at the Farnum Holt Chapel in Glenwood Springs, followed by a Rosary from 7 to 8 p.m. at the same location.

A funeral Mass will be held at noon on Monday, May 13, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Carbondale.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made at any Alpine Bank to Cesar Alvarez, account No. 2020988404.

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