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Pedro R. Alcorta

September 22, 1931 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

Pedro (Pete) R. Alcorta, 89, of Mimbres, NM entered into eternal rest Saturday, July 17th, 2021 at his family home surrounded by loved ones.

The Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 10 a.m. at San Lorenzo Catholic Church in Mimbres, The Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a. m. with Father Martin Okonkwo, officiating.  Burial will be at Grijalva Family Cemetery in Mimbres. Serving as pallbearers will be Victor Alcorta, Bobby De La Torre, Ricardo De La Torre Jr; Xavier De La Torre, Robert Gavaldon and Joseph Gavaldon. Honorary pallbearers will be Ixayana Alcorta, all his grandchildren and son in laws, Robert Gomez, David Alcorta, Gilbert, Hector, George, Ruben, Jenny, Alma, Olga Grijalva, Tommy Roybal, and all the rest of his special nieces and nephews.

Pedro was born on September 22,1931 in Faywood, NM, to Teresa and Florencio Alcorta. Pedro was a well-respected, hardworking, loving man. He was silly and full of life. He enjoyed irrigating and working on his ranch. Pedro also enjoyed spending time with all his family.  He was very proud that he served his country and became a Sergeant in 2 years in the US Army. Pedro worked at the Forest Service, Kinley Ranch, and the mine. 

Pedro is survived by six children Margaret Alcorta, Lydia Alcorta, Peter Alcorta, Mary Jo (Ricardo De La Torre), Alvina Alcorta (Harry Evans), and Diane Alcorta; 26 grandchildren, and 58 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Alcorta; brothers, Vicente Alcorta, Luis Alcorta, and Jose Alcorta; sisters Carlota Sias and Margaret Alcorta; grandchildren, David Alcorta and Donito Heath; great-grandchild, Alizandra Jasso.

Details about Pedro's Services, including any available live streams: https://my.gather.app/remember/pedro-alcorta

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Wednesday
July 21, 2021

10:00 AM
San Lorenzo Catholic Church (Mimbres)

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Funeral Mass
Wednesday
July 21, 2021

11:00 AM
San Lorenzo Catholic Church (Mimbres)

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Interment
Wednesday
July 21, 2021

12:15 PM
Grijalva Family Cemetery
3118 NM-35
Mimbres, NM 88049

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