Gloria Christina Lopez, 70, left this world on August 20, 2021, with family members by her side at Emanuel Medical Center.
She was born to Manuel and Gabriela Lopez on March 18, 1951, in Madera, California. She was the oldest of 11 children. She graduated from Madera High School in 1969.
In 1981, she moved to Turlock with her husband Don. She devoted much of her time and energy to raising her 5 children. Her interests included family, gardening, and antiquing.
Gloria will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Calletano “Don” Martinez; children, Ralph, Christina, Donna, Natalia, Matthew; grandchildren, Krislynne, Viktor, Rachel, Lydia, Alexander, Ethan, Alina; great-grandchildren Mavis and Millie; and numerous other family members and friends.
A memorial service is scheduled for 10:30 am on September 7, 2021 at Holland Park West in Fresno, California. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Westside Ministries.