Carmen Maria Retamar Cordova
Carmen Maria Retamar Cordova
  • September 3, 1928 - January 15, 2018
  • Texas

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Mrs. Carmen Cordova Retamar passed away January 15, 2018 at the age of 89.
Carmen was born on September 3, 1928 in Arecibo, Puerto Rico to Jos Retamar Gonzalez and Maria Candida Retamar Morales.

Her mother along with her brothers Ruben Retamar and Hector Acevedo moved the Brooklyn, New York in the 1950's. Carmen and her husband Carmelo Alamo Cordova moved the family to Killeen, Texas in May 1975. They moved throughout the USA and internationally from one assignment to another until Carmelo's retirement after twenty years of service as a Sergeant in the Army.

She is predeceased by her mother Candida Retamar, her son Morgan Lopez, and her brother, Gilberto Retamar of Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Carmen is survived by her husband Carmelo Alamo Cordova, son Harry Lopez and family Harry Jr, and Bianca Lopez, son James P. Lopez and wife Maria S. Lopez and family Francisco, Krystal and Luis Lopez, daughter Jenny Lopez and family Ginelle Thomas, Sasha and Javonte Robinson and brothers Ruben Retamar and Hector Acevedo. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren.

Services for Carmen will be Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10:00am at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.