Gloria Aida Klein, 57, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Friday, May 30, 2014, at Tidewell Hospice House in Englewood.
She was born June 21, 1956, in El Paso, Texas, to Miguel and Margarita (nee Madrid) Ramirez.
Gloria moved to Florida in 1986 from El Paso. She assisted her husband in the Deaf Ministry for many years. Gloria enjoyed being with her family, painting, traveling and helping those in need.
She will be greatly missed and forever loved by all her five children, A.J. Balian III of Corpus Christie, Texas, Douglas Balian of Fort Carson, Colo., and Krystal Klein, Jewel Klein-Barden and Daniel Klein, all of Englewood; her two brothers, Michael and Robert Ramirez; two sisters, Cynthia Ramirez and Sandra Garcia; and three grandchildren. She was also known as a spiritual mother to many. Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Tyrone Klein, in February 2004.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Englewood Bible Church, 501 Yale St., Englewood. You may share a memory with the family at www.englewoodfh.com.
Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home Inc.