Gloria Perla Cabral (Cruz), 68, went home with her heavenly father on June 21st, 2022. She was a loving and faithful servant of the Lord until she was called home. She was born on December 29th, 1953 to Genaro Cruz and Adonelia Tafoya in Lumberton, New Mexico. She was raised by her mother and her step-father, Marcelino Martinez. She met the love of her life, Jose Cabral, in 1970 and they were married in 1973. They would have celebrated their 49th anniversary on June 23rd of this year.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Leroy and Jose Ray Cruz and her sisters Frances Gonzales, Ramona Martinez, and Stella Vigil.
She is survived by her husband, Jose Cabral, her children, Francisco Cabral, Natasha Cummins (Alex), and Nicolle Ibuado (Abraham), grandchildren Christopher Cortez (Alexa), Sasha Cabral, Nadia Velarde, Nadalyn Cummins, Liam Cabral-Shinsky, Zeffyn Cabral, Alyssa Ibuado, Amilio Ibuado, and Andres Ibuado, brothers Ralph Cruz, Benjamin Cruz (Pauline), Virginio Martinez (Kris), Marcelino Martinez (Katrina), Raymond Martinez (Margie), and Michael Martinez (Elaine), sisters Adriana Gallegos, Mary Vigil (Sam), Elsie Gallegos (Octavio), and Annie Gonzales (Dixon). She also leaves behind numerous family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Farmington, New Mexico on Monday, June 27th, 2022 at 10:30 am, followed by a burial at Aztec Cemetery at 12:30pm.