Gloria B. Lara, age 65 of Hammond, IN passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019. She is survived by her loving husband, Anatolio Lara; mother, Rosa Lucero; 5 children: Antonia (Edgar) Perez, Jose (Martha) Lara, Alejandro (Olivia) Lara, Andres Lara and Armando Lara; 6 grandchildren: Christine (Carlos) Ovalle, Miranda Lara, Anelissa Lara, Emelia Lara, Alelis Lara and Alejandro Lara: 1 great granddaughter, Chloe Orta; sisters, Rosalinda (Bill) Simpson and Mary (late Eduardo) Perez; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by her father, Antonio Balboa; brothers, Antonio and Michael Balboa; nephew, Michael “Mikey” Balboa; and niece, Rosemary Gutierrez.
Visitation at the FIFE FUNERAL HOME, 4201 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN will be from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Private interment. Fr. Terry Steffens will say prayers at 2:15 pm on Saturday at the funeral home.
Gloria touched many hearts and impacted many lives. She will be dearly missed. To share an online condolence, logon to www.fifefuneralhome.com
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