Irene Marie Harrison, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and best friend left us suddenly on December 2, 2012 in Cloudcroft, NM. Irene was born in Torrance, CA in 1982, and graduated from Midway High School in 2000. While working as a CNA at Sierra Medical Center, Irene studied at Dona Ana Community College to become a registered nurse. She was honored with the award of excellence and leadership. Her ambition to succeed was first and foremost. She loved spending time with her family and that was her passion. She lived her life full force and was very determined, kind hearted and her uniqueness in being a leader was admired by all of her loving family and friends. She is survived by her adoring parents Mark and Teresa Vera, from Santa Teresa, New Mexico, loving husband Glen, her son Adoniz, daughter Jasenia, son Lazario and daughter Tiara from El Paso, TX. She is also survived by her sister Christina Sauceda of Horizon, TX, brother Mark Vera Jr. of Long Beach, sister Jessica Finnicum of Joshua Tree, brother Ruben Vera of Rialto, CA, grandmother Grace Vera of Porterville, CA, and grandmother Jean Barrera of Victorville, CA. And various uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, brother in law and numerous friends who brought joy to her life. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Sunset Funeral Home-West. Please visit our online register book at

Published in El Paso Times from Dec. 5 to Dec. 12, 2012