Riverside Funeral Home Albuquerque Los Lunas Santa Fe New Mexico


Gloria Rodriguez Duran
May 28, 1938 -- November 26, 2017

Gloria Duran, age 79, went peacefully to be with the Lord November 26th, 2017 at her home in Peralta, New Mexico; surrounded by her loving family.

Gloria was always proud to say that she was “Born in Space” in Santa Rita, New Mexico on May 28th, 1938. She is preceded in death by her mother Erlinda V. Rodriguez, her father Manuel F. Rodriguez, her two infant siblings, and grandchildren Monica and Paul Valencia.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 61 years, Eloy Duran; her children Eloy Duran Jr. and his wife Donna, Theresa Valencia and her husband Louis, Selma Lopez and her husband Alex, Debbie Baca and her husband Phillip. Her siblings, Manuel Rodriguez Jr. Martha Gonzalez, and Gilbert Rodriguez.  She also leaves behind her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and Godchildren.

Gloria was a dedicated member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish where she practiced her Catholic faith for many years. As a committed wife, devoted mother, and loving grandmother, Gloria’s journey here has ended but has only just begun as it is certain she will spend eternity with our Lord and Savior.

Her life will be celebrated with a viewing at Riverside Funeral Home on Thursday, November 29, 2017 at 6:30pm. A viewing and rosary will be held at Sangre de Cristo Catholic Church, 3466 Main St NE, Los Lunas, NM 87031, on Friday, December 1, 2017 beginning at 9:00am; a funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00am with internment to follow at Valencia Cemetery.


Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Los Lunas

820 Main St NE

                                     (505) 565-1700