The Life of Gladys I. Alvarez
Gladys I. (Stewart) Alvarez (1927-2012) | Family and friends are asked to meet 2 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2012, for funeral services for Gladys I. (Stewart) Alvarez, 84, of Kirtland, at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, 11521 Chillicothe Road, Chester Township. The Rev. Robert A. Gaston will officiate. Mrs. Alvarez passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Governor's Village in Mayfield Village. Born Sept. 11, 1927, in Woodsfield, she had lived in Mentor and Eastlake before moving to Kirtland in 2002. She was the beloved wife of 36 years to J. Keith Alvarez; loving mother of Mary Jane Sangdahl, Mark Maio, Monica Gallagher, Shelly Maio and Marcy Vanwinkle; cherished grandmother of Leigh Ann, Elizabeth, Katie, Marissa, Morgan and Ian; and sister of Betty (Ron) Kinney, Shirley (Dennis) Segner, Guy (Brenda) Stewart and Marie Shapley. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Maio; granddaughter, Angelica; and parents, Jefferson and Mary Jane (Moore) Stewart. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110.