Gloria A. Martinez


Gloria A. Martinez
Age 71 of Taos, NM passed away on Friday October 27, 2017 at her home
surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.  She is survived
by her husband of 52 years, Ted; her children: Wendy Harmon (Craig),
Wanda Walsh (Thom), Tami (Jose Lovato), Teddy, and Zachary Martinez;
brothers: Eloy (Rose) and Johnny (Juanita) Martinez; sisters: Connie (Ted)
Anaya and Dolores (Fred) Peralta, & four grandchildren: Tiffany Martinez
(Mitch Dennis), Mira Harmon, Christopher Walsh, and Grace Harmon. She is
preceded in death by her Parents: Selso & Cordelia Martinez, Sisters
Francella McGinnis & Frances "Pancha" Reynolds.  A wife, mother, sister,
grandmother and friend, Gloria was a beautiful soul. Her love for her family
and friends held no bounds. Anyone who was touched by her presence was
blessed with her kindness, love of nature, and giving personality. She
instilled in her children, her independent spirit, creativity, and caring
personality. She touched so many of us in a personal individual way. She will
never be forgotten and will always be with all of us in so many ways. She
may have left our presence but will always be in our hearts and memories.
Every time you see a flower, a lamb, a mountain scene, she is in that
memory and will forever be with us. Gloria will be remembered for her
graciousness, her beauty, being a great mother & grandmother, incredible
gardener, and lover of art. 

Rosary will be recited on Friday, November 3,
2017 at 8 PM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.  Funeral mass will be held
on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 12 PM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church,
a reception gathering will be held at Llano Quemado Center following the
funeral mass & burial.