October 5, 1955 ~ August 12, 2011
Ruiz, Gloria Gonzalez passed away on Friday, August 12, 2011 at her home at the age of 55 surrounded by her family and friends. Always more concerned that others were feeling happy, she was smiling through her last days. The love and devotion she gave will continue to live in the hearts of her family and all those she has touched.
Gloria is survived by her father, Alex Gonzalez of Redondo Beach, CA; son, Charles Woodbury of Burlington, MA; daughter, Julie Woodbury of Redondo Beach, CA; sister, Patty Avila of Redondo Beach, CA; brother, Alex Gonzalez Jr. of Oxnard, CA; brother, Arthur Gonzalez of Redondo Beach, CA; and 4 grandchildren (Luis Perez and Manuel Perez of Redondo Beach, Lindsey Woodbury-Joy and Nicolas Woodbury of MA). She was preceded in death by her mother, Tillie Gonzalez; daughter, Tina Ruiz; and sister, Nancy Thomas.
A gathering of family & friends will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, CA on Tuesday August 16, 2011 from 5pm to 9pm with a Rosary beginning at 7pm. The Service will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Hermosa Beach on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 10am. Burial will follow at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach. A reception to celebrate her life will be held at Julie Woodbury's residence (13825 Washington Ave. Hawthorne, CA.)
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