Gloria Ruth LaRose

Gloria Ruth LaRose, 87, passed away January 30, 2009. She was born in Houston, Texas, on August 6, 1921. She was a long-time Houston resident but spent 22 years in Pagosa Springs. She served in the U.S. Navy as a Yeoman 3rd Class in Washington, D.C. during WW II An avid cat lover, she participated in all aspects of the Pagosa Springs Humane Society. She is survived by her son, Michael Joe LaRose, of Magnolia, Texas; daughters Alecia Christine LaRose of Dickinson, Texas, and Kimberly Ann LaRose and granddaughter Ashley Rose Angell of Pagosa Springs. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Pagosa Springs Humane Society . Memorial service is pending.