Mercedes Lockward

March 7, 1927 ~ June 2, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Mercedes Gladys Lockward, age 96 passed away peacefully on Friday June 2, 2023 while under the care of Novant Health Medical Center Charlotte surrounded by the family she adored. Mercedes was born on Monday March 7, 1927 in the Dominican Republic to Manuel Mena and Guillermina Alburquerque. She was married to Rafael Lockward.

Mercedes was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed interior decorating and loved spending time with her family.

Mercedes was predeceased by her parents, her brother Bienvenido and her daughter Judelka. Left to cherish her memory are her husband Rafael, her daughter Nidia Holguin and her husband Hector, her sons Ivan Lockward and Maximo Lockward and his wife Tina, her grandchildren Kira Guzman and her husband Juan Loubriel, Laura Metzger, Joanna Fiorelli Holguin and her husband Joe Fiorelli, Ivan Lockward his wife Cynara Leon, Laura Lockward, Solimar Lockward, Sabrina Holguin, Gabriel Lockward, Alexander Lockward, Kalen Lockward and Marissa Lockward, her great grandchildren Amelia Cook, Alejandro Loubriel Luca Fiorelli and Julia Fiorelli.

A celebration of Mercedes life will be held on Friday, June 9, 2023 beginning with a visitation at 5:00 PM at Life and Legacy's Good Shepherd Chapel followed by a vigil service at 6:00 PM.

Arrangements are by Life and Legacy Funerals and Cremations, 6525 Old Monroe Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079.






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June 9, 2023

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Life and Legacy Funerals and Cremations
6525 Old Monroe Rd
Indiian Trail, NC 28079

Vigil Service
June 9, 2023

6:00 PM
Life and Legacy Funerals and Cremations
6525 Old Monroe Rd
Indiian Trail, NC 28079


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