of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully on December 15, 2014. She was born in Gallup, NM on August 21, 1945 to Genevieve and Bonafacio Fernandez. She was the baby of thirteen brothers and sisters. Gloria worked as a crossing guard at Papago School and had been there for the last 6 years. When she wasn’t working, she was at home visiting with the neighbors or on the phone talking to her sister. Gloria is survived by her two daughters Sandra and Connie Fernandez as well as her only granddaughter Veronica Pablos, her brother Joseph Fernandez and two sisters Mary Lou and Irene Naranjo. Her sense of humor and love will be celebrated on Friday, December 19, 2014 from 9:00 – 12:00noon with a rosary at 11:00am. Interment will follow at 1:30pm, at St. Francis Catholic cemetery, 2033 N. 48th Street, Phoenix. She will be greatly missed by all. May she rest in peace.