Obituary for Gloria Rivera, S.H.A.R.E., Inc. Domestic Violence Victim Advocate

Gloria RiveraGloria Rivera, 50, passed away on January 9, 2015, at the University of Colorado Health in Aurora. She was born on January 2, 1965 to Margaret (Whatley) and Raymond J. Becerra in La Junta.

Gloria worked with S.H.A.R.E., Inc., Morgan County Domestic Violence Program, as a domestic violence victim advocate for over 10 years. She had a passion for fashion, especially high heels. She also was a diehard Denver Broncos Fan. Gloria was a wonderful person inside and out and loved her family dearly and would go above and beyond for them. She will be missed dearly.

She is survived by her children, Celia (Beto) Vasquez and Anthony (Victoria) Montanez; mother, Margaret Becerra; sister, Lori Becerra of La Junta; grandchildren, RaeAnna, Alicia and Amaya Vasquez, Noah and Aaliyah Montanez; Isabel Henry and Jennavie Garcia. She was preceded by her father and her brothers, Raymond Becerra, Jr., Miguel Becerra; great-grandmother, Delfina Whatley.

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe/St. Patrick Parish with Father Matthew Wertin officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 14, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Peacock Memorial Chapel.

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