Gloria Salazar

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Gloria P. Salazar



Gloria P. Salazar of Santa Fe, New Mexico passed away peacefully after a long illness on Monday, October 16, 2017. She was born in Santa Fe on April 13, 1927 to Reyes and Clara Padilla, and was one of nine children.

Gloria was a loving, generous, and strong person, dedicated to her children, family, and friends. She had a lifetime of service, always helping others, especially her beloved veterans. She graduated from Santa Fe High School and worked for the State of New Mexico for 56 years, fifty of those for the Veterans' Service Commission. She was a long time member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Abel, Reyes, and Rudy Padilla and her sisters Maria Boynton and Pauline Martinez.

She is survived by her children Sandra, David, Theresa, and Robert Salazar and grandsons Aaron Sternfield, and Francisco and Miguel Troy as well as her brother Louis Padilla and sisters Rosina Silva and Cecilia Garcia.

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sunday, October 22 at the Rivera Family Kiva Chapel on Rodeo Rd. A rosary will be Recited that evening, Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm at St. Anne's Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Anne's Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Rosario Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to VFW Post 2951, Santa Fe, NM for the Scholarship Fund.

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Oct. 20, 2017