Carmen Alvarado, 86, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Thursday, December 19, 2019.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Sarah Ortiz of DeRidder, LA; brother, Tama Cardona of Hato Rey, PR; sisters, Daisy Cardona Rivera of Baymon, PR, Aida Cardona of Baymon, PR; grandchildren, Frankie Ortiz and Kimberly of Little Rock, AR, Mitzie Corbett and Ben of Moses Lake, WA, Barbara Ortiz and Ralph Salazar of San Antonio, TX; thirteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose and Rosalina Cardona; husband, Ramon Alvarado; son, Francisco Martinez; brothers, Juan Cardona, Luis Cardona and Paul Cardona.
A memorial of life service will be held at The Lighthouse Church in DeRidder, La. Brother Michael Allen will officiate the service.
Services are under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.