Adela Mary Cordova, age 79, our loving mother, grandmother and sister, passed away November 8, 1990 in West Jordan, Utah.
She was born June 18, 1911, in Questa, New Mexico to Romolo and Epemenia Gomez Martinez. She married Esequias Laforett in Costilla, New Mexico on March 16, 1930. He preceded her in death. January 24, 1938, she married Francisco E. Cordova in Costilla, New Mexico. He preceded her in death in April 1953. Adela was a member of the Catholic Church. She enjoyed being around people as well as growing flowers and keeping a vegetable garden. Her family benefited from her love of gardens and the produce they provided. She loved to travel and visit with people. Adela's grandchildren were a special joy in her life. "Mom will be greatly missed."Survivors., son, Esequias Laforett, American Fork, Utah; daughters, Mrs. Onofre (Evila) Garcia, Mrs. Aaron (Maggie) Vasquez, both West Jordan; Mrs. Carlos (Dorothy) Tafoya, Midvale; Mrs. Ron (Ida) Garcia, West Valley City; 27 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren; sister, Sarah Cordova, Questa, New Mexico. Preceded in death by a son, Jose Laforett; two sisters and three brothers.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, November 12, 1990, 10 A.M., in St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church, 7450 South 1700 West, West Jordan. Rosary with Vigil Service will be held Sunday, 7:30 P.M. at St. Joseph The Worker Church. Friends may call at the church Sunday, 6-8 P.M. and Monday, 9-9:45 A.M. Interment, West Jordan City Cemetery. Goff Mortuary, Funeral Directors.
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