Jennifer (Gloria) Bastian

Jennifer Michele Bastian

AKA Gloria Garcia

Jennifer (Gloria) was born March 21, 1968 and was called home to heaven January 23, 2014. She was a graduate of Long Beach Wilson High School and California State University, Fullerton and was a long time employee of Southern California Edison Co. Jenny was beautiful, smart and friendly and was talented in music and art. She was a proud and wonderful mother to her two precious boys, Elijah and Joshua, who were the center of her life and her inspiration in her strong and enduring battle with cancer for over 5-1/2 years. She is survived by her parents, Mike and Leoma Bastian of Long Beach; her brother, Scott Bastian (Griselda); nephews, Akio and Asiel Bastian, Damian Santiago; and nieces, Mikaela and Naia Bastian. Her Life Celebration service will be held at Forest Lawn in Long Beach Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 9:30 AM with visitation Friday, January 31st from 5:00 - 9:00 PM. Please sign the guestbook at

Published in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on Jan. 31, 2014