Stella Cordova

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Stella S. Cordova


Stella S. Cordova, age 85, a resident of La Joya, NM, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on Saturday, January 20, 2018. She was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in La Joya. Stella, in addition to being a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, was a school bus driver and worked at Honeywell and Singer. Stella is preceded in death by her husband, Ernesto Cordova; her parents, Jose and Soledad Sanchez; brothers, Manuel, Floyd, Eloy, Ernest and Jake; sisters, Felicita, Vivianna and Luz; children, Benjamin, Earl and Esther Bonnie. She is survived by her son, Ernest Cordova and his wife, Sarah; daughter, Priscilla and her husband, Roger May; daughter-in-law, Margaret Cordova; grandchildren, David, Laura, Rebecca,

Andrew, Dennis, Sara,

Melissa, Gianna and

Michael; great-grandchildren, Serafin III, Noah, Shanelle, Sharlet, Sofia, Kieran and Lillian. Stella is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

A Rosary will be will be recited at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Romero Funeral Home Chapel. A final viewing will be held at 9:30

a.m., on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in La Joya with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at La Joya Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Dennis, David, Andrew and Michael; nephews, James and Edwin. Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews, Joe Marie, Norbert and Mike.

Stella's family would like to thank all those who came to visit and prayed for her. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in Stella's name to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Please sign Stella's online tribute at Romero Funeral Home

609 N. Main St.

Belen, NM

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Jan. 24, 2018