Gloria Caroline Mendoza was born in Denver, Colorado, September 24th, 1959. Adopted by Mary and Ernesto Vialpando. She went home with the Lord June 6th, 2023. Gloria is survived by husband of 40 years, Donald Mendoza; son Tobias Segura; daughter Felicia Martinez; , son in-law Roger Martinez; grandchildren Amaliya & Jennavecia Martinez. Gloria was a Para professional she assisted with special needs children. Her kids she worked with loved her. I feel this job was a Blessing for my mom she got to display her big heart. She loved her granddaughters with all her heart and enjoyed getting them often for sleepovers. She had a passion for Lord she grew up in Church and embedded faith and love of Christ to her children and husband. Gloria will be laid to rest 06/15/23 at Horan & McConaty funeral home 3101 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood CO 80227. Viewing 9:30 am to 11:00 am, reception to follow in Northglenn, 12:30 pm, 240 E 106th Ave., Northglenn, Colorado 80233, any questions please contact Felicia, 720-965-9579.