LODD: Santa Fe Springs Firefighter Armando J. Mora, Jr.

It is with a heavy heart that the Santa Fe Springs Firemen’s Association, Local 3507 lays to rest one of their brothers in the line of duty.

City of Santa Fe Springs Firefighter Armando J. Mora Jr.passed away after a courageous battle with job-related cancer in his home on June 18, 2014..

Brother Mora, 58, grew up in the Santa Fe Springs and he began his career in the fire service with the City of West Covina before getting hired with the City of Santa Fe Springs Fire Department on January 20, 1981. He served with distinction for 33 years before his cancer diagnosis forced his retirement.

Brother Mora always be remembered for his genuine presence as a passionate man of the people, his strong desire for living life to the fullest, and an overflowing generosity of his time and talents. His colleagues remember him as a hero both in his profession and in his roles as a husband, father, son, brother, uncle, cousin, and lastly a friend.

Armando Mora Jr. is survived by his mother Alicia Mora, his loving and devoted wife Georgina Mora, his two children, Lauren and Anthony, stepson Jesse, two sisters Annie and Irene and his brother Robert, president of Local 3507.

Memorial Service

Saturday, June 28, 2014 10:00 a.m.
St. John of God Catholic Church
13819 S. Pioneer Blvd.
Norwalk, CA 90650

Uniformed Personnel

All uniformed personnel are invited to attend the ceremony and the uniformed firefighter salute of Firefighter Mora. Class A uniforms requested or Department approved uniform.

Please RSVP to Joseph Walls, Santa Fe Springs Firemen’s Association L3507 – josephwalls@mac.com; 714-423-4030


The Santa Fe Springs Fire Department is welcoming all Departments to send apparatus to Firefighter Mora’s services. Please RSVP to Joseph Walls, Santa Fe Springs Firemen’s Association L3507 – josephwalls@mac.com; 714-423-4030

All apparatus should be at the church by 8:30 am.


Card’s and letters of condolence can be sent to:

Santa Fe Springs Fire Headquarters
Attn: The Mora Family
11300 Greenstone Ave
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
For any questions or further information please contact:

Joseph Walls, Secretary, Local 3507 714-423-4030, josephwalls@mac.com