Gloria Marquez LUBBOCK- Gloria Marquez, 64 passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Odyssey Hospice. Services for Mrs. Marquez will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Jim O'Connor officiating. Burial will follow at Abernathy cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. There will be a rosary held at 7 p.m. tonight at Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel. Gloria was born October 8, 1948 in Lubbock to the late Antonio and Cruz Gonzales. She graduated from Dimmitt High School and then married Carlos Marquez. He later passed away on September 7, 2007 in Lubbock. She worked for many years as a nurse's aide for Golden Age Nursing Home and enjoyed caring for others and her family. She was a member at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. She is survived by four sons, John Anthony Gonzales of Lubbock, Feliciano Marquez of Lubbock, Enrique Marquez of Abernathy, Felix Casares of Slaton; one daughter, Estefana Flores of Lubbock; one brother, Joe Gonzales of Plainview; two sisters, Rosa Trevino of Lubbock, Florencia Gonzales of Hereford; 32 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Marquez.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Dec. 4, 2012