Maria V. Cordova (Mele), age 77 passed away August 29th, 2016 at her home in Raton after a long illness. She was born September 12, 1938 to Lazaro and Ramoncita Martinez.
Maria is survived by her children, her daughters, Cathy Gutierrez and husband Bernardo, Ramona Catalana, Sarah Hererra and husband Bonefacio, Stephanie Jauqez and husband William. Her sons, Andy Cordova, Paul Duran and wife Crystal, Toma Cordova and fiancé Cassie Phillips. Her sisters, Lita Martinez and husband Ismael, Barbara Martinez and husband Dan, Brother Larry Martinez and wife Lucille. 23 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren, and many niece’s nephews, and cousins.
Maria was preceded in death by her parents Lazario and Romancita Martinez, her loving husband Antonio Cordova, her son Gregorio Martinez, Maque Cordova, Tony Cordova and Tommy Cordova. Her great granddaughter Kiara Cordova.
Maria will be forever remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She had the voice of angel and could be found singing her favorite gospel songs at any time of the day. The choirs of Heaven will be a little more blessed then before. Maria was the heartbeat of her family. May her legacy be passed on for eternity.
Maria’s viewing will take place on Thursday, Sept 1, 2016 form 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Alderette-Pomeroy Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday September, 2nd, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Wilfred Carrasco officiating.
Funeral services for Maria V. Cordova are under the direction of the Alderette-Pomeroy Funeral Home. T
he First Baptist church is located on 236 S. 3rd St, Raton, NM.