Sister Carlota Baca, OLVM, 104, a resident of Victory Noll, passed away on December 12, 2013, at Holy Family Health Care Center at Victory Noll, Huntington, IN.
Sister Carlota was born in Pena Blanca, New Mexico on January 5, 1909 to Esquipula Baca and Isabelita Romero Baca. She is preceded in death by three brothers, Celestino Baca, Delfin Baca and Esquipula Baca, Jr. and by five sisters, Piedad, Chonita, Margarita, Manuelita, and Rebecca Baca. She is survived by her nieces and nephews and her Victory Noll sisters with whom she shared life and community for 85 years.
Sister Carlota entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on October 28, 1928 and made first vows on April 4, 1932. She served in the missions in New Mexico, Texas, California, Utah, and Colorado. She retired from ministry in Santa Fe in 2003 and returned to Victory Noll.
A Vigil Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 15, 2013, with calling one hour prior to the service from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Victory Noll Chapel, 1900 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 16, 2013, with calling one hour prior to the Mass from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Victory Noll Memorial Chapel, 1900 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN.
Burial will be at Victory Noll Cemetery.
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences: www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com