Cover photo for Cynthia Darline Anaya's Obituary
Cynthia Darline Anaya Profile Photo
1951 Cynthia 2018

Cynthia Darline Anaya

April 25, 1951 — August 18, 2018

Cynthia Darline Anaya, 67, of Santa Rosa, NM passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Guadalupe County Hospital in Santa Rosa following an illness. Cynthia was born in Sallisaw, Oklahoma to the home of Levi Griffith and Mary Elizabeth (Polland) Griffith on April 25, 1951.  She attended school in Webber Falls, Oklahoma, and on December 13, 1975 she was married to William J. Anaya in California. Cynthia and William moved to Santa Rosa in 2000 from Los Angeles, CA. Cynthia was a homemaker who loved her family and enjoyed playing bingo and going to the casino. Cynthia is preceded in death by her parents, brother-in-law; Herbert Anaya and sister-in-law; Barbara J. Anaya. Cynthia is survived by her husband of 42 years; William Anaya of the family home, son; James Anaya of Santa Rosa, granddaughters; Destiny Apodaca of Santa Rosa and Ashley Anaya of Tennessee, grandson;  Silviano Apodaca of Santa Rosa, brothers and sisters sisters; Lonnie Griffith, Terry Griffith, Carolyn Wallace, Linda Craig, Frieda Griffith all of Oklahoma and brother-in-law; Gilbert (Judy) Anaya of Tucson, Arizona.  She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will be said from Chavez Funeral Home Chapel in Santa Rosa at 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 19, 2018.  A graveside committal service is scheduled for Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Saint Helen’s Cemetery in Pastura, NM. Serving as Urn Bearers are; Anthony Anaya, Curtis Anaya and Richard Gurule. All services have been entrusted to Chavez Funeral Home, 923 S. Third St., Santa Rosa, NM  88435.  575-472-3369
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Cynthia Darline Anaya, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, August 19, 2018

6:00 - 6:45 pm (Mountain time)

Chavez Funeral Home/Santa Rosa

923 S 3rd St, Santa Rosa, NM 88435

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Saturday, August 25, 2018

10:00 - 10:30 am (Mountain time)

Saint Helen's Cemetery

, Pastura, NM 88435

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 25

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree