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Gloria L. Martinez Palma
December 15, 1952 - November 28, 2018

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​Gloria L. Martinez Palma, 65, of North Providence passed away November 28, 2018.

She was born to the late Manuel DeJesus Palma Rivas & Maria Luz Aguilar Lopez, December 15, 1952 in Guatemala. Gloria worked at Swarovski for many years before retiring; she became a homemaker and raised her two daughters full time.

Gloria is survived by her husband: Edgar A Martinez and their three children: Mayra A Martinez, of Providence, Edgar A Martinez Jr, of Massachusetts, and Irene L Martinez of North Providence. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Nayeli G, Luvie A, Kevin F, Alejandro D, Imani L, Daniella P, and Eva G.
Gloria was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed sewing and knitting hats for her grandchildren. Gloria enjoyed cooking, reading, and watching soap operas. Gloria was very religious and instilled her faith into the catholic religion. Gloria prayed often and passed her faith onto her children and grandchildren. Gloria was immensely proud of her family, and leaves behind nothing but beautiful memories. As her health declined, Gloria never lost her faith in God.

Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 07, 2018 at 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Olson & Parent Funeral Home. The family asks that people make donations on the GoFundMe page for proceeds to go towards services in Guatemala.

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