Feb. 18, 1937 Albuquerque Bernalillo County New Mexico, USA
Jul. 6, 2007
Gloria Ann Birosh, age 70, a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico went to be with her Lord Jesus on Friday, July 6, 2007. Gloria was born on February 18, 1937, the daughter of Pierre and Felicita Griego. Gloria was a 1955 graduate of St. Mary's High School. Immediately upon graduation Gloria began her career with the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Gloria retired in 1978 to open Amor Jewelers. For the past ten years Gloria was also a Bridal Consultant and hostess at Jay's Tea Room at the Devonshire Adobe Bed and Breakfast. Other endeavors include a 25 year membership in El Segundo Chapter of ABWA where she served as President and delegate to the National Convention. Gloria was named Woman of the Year several times, and again in 2006. Gloria was a past member of Poco Loco Miniature Club where she and her sisters enjoyed making and furnishing dolls houses. Gloria was exceptionally talented, with an eye for all things beautiful. Gloria enjoyed gatherings with the family and was a very hospitable hostess. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents and her grandparents, her brother, Orlando and her sister, Libby Sanchez. Gloria is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, George Birosh, her siblings, Sadie Sanchez (Luz), Melba Guerin (Kenneth), Sylvia Osborne (Fred, deceased), Helen Sanchez (Mike, deceased), Leo Diego Griego (Cathy) and Rita Zaccardi (John, deceased). Other survivors include her sisters-in-law Suzanne Prete (Tony) and Mary Louise Johnson, many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, cousins and dear friends. May she rest in peace. Rosary will be held on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, 5310 Claremont, NE. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 7500 Paseo del Norte NE. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Wyoming Blvd. Chapel, 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.