Steven Ray Cordova, 32, a longtime resident of Rainsville, N.M. formerly of Alcalde, Farmington and Las Vegas, N.M. passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021.
He was born on November 19, 1988 to Reynaldo Cordova and Rose Mary Alires in Las Vegas, N.M.
Steven loved his son and all his family. He loved History, enjoyed doing mechanic work and welding.
He is preceded in death by his brother Antonio Urioste; paternal grandfather Deacon Reynaldo Cordova; maternal grandfather Sam Alires; uncles, Richard and Sammy Alires.
Steven is survived by his son Steven Ray Cordova II and his mother Felicia and her daughter Lynnae of Albuquerque, N.M.; mother Rose Mary Campos (Pete) of Alcalde, N.M.; father: Reynaldo Cordova (Elsa) of Rainsville, N.M.; brothers and sister, Jose Jamie Vasquez, Nicholas Vasquez, Reymundo Vasquez, Ben Vasquez and Alex Ruiz; paternal grandmother Evelyn Cordova of Rainsville, N.M.; maternal grandmother Esmeralda Velarde of Bernal, N.M.; uncles and aunts, Robert Alires of Bernal, N.M., Ann Alires of Las Vegas, N.M., John Cordova (Carol) of Las Vegas, N.M., Wayne Cordova (Patty) of Las Vegas, N.M., Monica Romero (William) of Monte Aplanaldo, N.M., and Paul Cordova (Katie) of Rainsville, N.M.; numerous cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Rosary services will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7 p.m. at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Mora, N.M.
Funeral mass will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10 a.m. at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Mora, N.M., with Father Paul Grala S.O.L.T. as celebrant. Cremation to follow services.
Masks must be worn at all times for both services.
Burial of cremains will be held at a later date at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Rainsville, N.M.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Cordova, John Cordova, Paul Cordova, Thomas French, Francisco Gallegos, Brian Cordova, Nathaniel Romero and William Romero. Honorary Pallbearer will be Dennis Cordova.
Arrangements are entrusted to and under the care of Rogers Mortuary, 600 Reynolds Ave., Las Vegas, N.M. 87701, 505-425-3511 or 1-800-479-3511.
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Published by Las Vegas Optic from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2021.