Avelina Medina Sloan, of Clifton, Arizona, and formerly of Bloomfield, New Mexico, went to the Lord on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at the Haven Nursing Home in Safford, Arizona. She had just celebrated her 94th Birthday on December 27th.
Avelina was born in Clifton, Arizona, on December 27, 1927, to Jose Gamboa and Consuelo Medina. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Alfred Sloan; her sisters, Josephina Williams and Refugia Frasquillo. She is survived by: her sister, Tanis Vozza.
Avelina and Alfred lived in Bloomfield, New Mexico, until his death. Avelina returned to Clifton, AZ.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Lina will be celebrated Friday, February 25, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church by Rev. Nathaniel Mma. Committal will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Sacred Heart Center.
A rosary and prayers will be offered Friday, February 25, 2022, at 9:00 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church by David Esquivel.
Family will receive friends Friday morning, February 25, 2022, at 8:00 a.m., also at the church.