Jerry A Cordova, 86, of Pleasant Valley, died Aug. 4, 2010, at the Lutheran Care Center.

Mr. Cordova was born Nov. 14, 1923, in New York.

He married Michelina Noblie Aug. 10 in the Bronx, N.Y. She died March 18, 2000.

A local resident since 1998, Mr. Cordova had formerly lived in New Fairfield.

Mr. Cordova had worked in the maintenance department at Reader's Digest.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Cordova is survived by a daughter, Linda Miano, of New Milford; a son, and daughter-in-law, Jerry A. and Lena Cordova, of Pleasant Valley; five grandchildren, Michelle, Albert and Linda Miano, and Steven and Samantha Amoroso; and several nieces and nephews.

The Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home of Poughkeepsie was in charge of arrangements

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011, or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.