Gloria Lara

Gloria Ann Lara, a lifelong resident of Clifton, entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 25, 2019. Gloria was 66 years old.

Gloria loved spending time with her family (especially her grandchildren), and cooking. She was very strong-willed with an amazing heart. She would always be willing to do anything for those she loved.

Gloria leaves behind: her husband, Juan; three sons, Juan Jr. (Angelica), Jacob (Laura) and Ramon; her grandchildren; her mother, Guadalupe Maez; her sister, Mary Helen Kinney; and her brother, Billy Enriquez.

Gloria was welcomed into heaven by: her sons, Richard Lara and Jerry Maez; her sister, Judy Enriquez; her brother, Enrique “Bobby” Enriquez; and her father, Ramon Luis Maez.

Gloria was one of a kind and will be missed by family and friends immensely.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Gloria will be celebrated Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church by Rev. Nathaniel Mma. Committal will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Praying of the rosary for Gloria will be offered Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 9:00 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Family will receive friends Saturday morning, March 2, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m., also at the church.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.