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Maria de Jesus Cuevas Loya

October 12, 2019


Maria de Jesus Cuevas Loya, 86, of Clovis, NM has gone home with our Lord on October 12th,  2019 in Clovis, NM.

The Rosary will be on October 21st, 2019 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Guadalupe and the funeral will follow at 10:30am.

Visitation will be held Friday, October 18, 2019 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm.

Maria Loya was born October 8, 1933 to Carlos and Gregoria Cuevas.  She married Jose Q. Loya in May 1953 in Delicias, Chihuahua.  

Maria was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and cook.  She loved to feed her family delicious home cooked meals and treats. Maria would sew clothes for her family and made curtains for her house. She had a green thumb and took care of many gardens throughout her life.  She graduated from college and worked in Delicias Chihuahua at the Municipal Courts in the 1950’s. After she married Jose Q. Loya she became a homemaker.  

Maria is preceded in death by her granddaughter Elaina Hita, her daughter Loudres Espinoza, her parents Carlos and Gregoria Cuevas, and 11 siblings.  

Maria is survived by her spouse Jose Q. Loya, her daughter Elizabeth Pilar Hita, her son Gerardo (Jerry) Loya, 15 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren.  

Pallbearers: Jesse Espinoza, Eli Hita, Elliott Hita, Rudy Ledezma II, 

Ezekiel Hita, and Rudy Ledezma III 

The family of Maria Loya wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the Retirement Ranch Staff, Father Martinez, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Steed-Todd Funeral Home, Dr. Stamm, and Dr. Sahay. 

To send flowers to Maria's family, please visit our floral section.


October 18, 2019

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Steed Todd Funeral Home
800 E Manana
Clovis, NM 88101

Recitation of the Rosary
October 21, 2019

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Guadalup Catholic Church
117 Davis
Clovis, NM 88101

Funeral Service
October 21, 2019

10:30 AM
Our Lady Guadalupe
108 N. Davis
Clovis, NM 88101

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