LAURA B. ALIRE Passed on in San Leandro, Calif., March 22, 2005, age 43, of Oakland. Daughter of Isabelle and Steve Cordova, and the late Frank Alire Sr. Mother of Christina Martinez, Gabriel Christiensen and Rosemary Bustillos. Sister of Susan Ortega and her husband, John, John Alire, Deborah Martinez and her husband, John, Michael Alire and his wife, Mariana, Rosemary Alire (deceased), Anna Jean (deceased), Wanda Hernandez and her husband, Manuel, Leonard Alire (deceased), Donna Alire, Frank Alire, Annette and Bernadette Cordova and Terry Banks, her longtime companion. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Viewing is Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at C.P. Bannon Mortuary, Oakland. Rosary held March 28, 7 p.m., at C.P. Bannon Mortuary, Oakland. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian burial Tuesday, March 29, at 10 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Church, Oakland, followed by interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Laura's name to Barbara Gibson c/o the Last Phase Transition Home, 3130 Chestnut St., Oakland, CA 94608.