The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 20, 2013

Gladys Maria Teran

Published 3-20-13

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Memorial Mass for Gladys Teran will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Rev. Rajesh Mankena and Rev. Larry Kolawski will be the celebrants.

A recitation of the Rosary will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson-Burris Funeral Home and Crematory.

Gladys was born Sept. 8, 1937, in Quito Ecuador to Blanca Masdeu and died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Enid.

She grew up in Quito and graduated from Immaculate Conception School.

Gladys married Galo Teran and had four children.

She was a secretary for the Department of Treasury in Ecuador.

Gladys came to the United States in 1963, living in New York City and later Nashville, Tenn. She worked a variety of jobs, including working at Opryland Hotel. Gladys loved New York City and Nashville.

She made her home in Enid in 2005. Gladys happily lived at The Commons for the last four years.  

Gladys was preceded in death by her husband and mother.

She is survived by her children and spouses, Galo and Lucia Teran of Mansfield, Texas, Monica Teran and Alejandro Maldonado of Baton Rouge, La., Jaime and Jeannette Teran of Quito, Ecuador, and Cynthia and Eduardo Martinez of Enid; seven grandchildren, Gaby, Pamela and Santiago Teran, Sebastian and Claudia Maldonado, Daniel and Aimee Martinez.

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(Submitted by family)