Victoria Lira Obituary
 
In Memory of

Victoria Amelia Lira

July 28, 1928 - July 8, 2014
Obituary

Mrs. Victoria A. Lira was born on July 28, 1928, in Garden Grove, California to Mr. Concepcion Gomez and Mrs. Zeferina Salas Gomez. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, her brother Joseph Gomez, her older sisters Nena (Reyes) Alonzo, and Rosa Balandran, numerous nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, etc. Victoria died peacefully at Mercy San Juan Hospital in Carmichael California surrounded by her doctors, nurses, and hospital staff along with her husband Major Santiago Lira Jr., USAF, Retired, her daughters Nelda A. Lira and Irma Lira Broker, and her son Jaime David Lira. She is also survived by her granddaughter,...
Mrs. Victoria A. Lira was born on July 28, 1928, in Garden Grove, California to Mr. Concepcion Gomez and Mrs. Zeferina Salas Gomez. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, her brother Joseph Gomez, her older sisters Nena (Reyes) Alonzo, and Rosa Balandran, numerous nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, etc.

Victoria died peacefully at Mercy San Juan Hospital in Carmichael California surrounded by her doctors, nurses, and hospital staff along with her husband Major Santiago Lira Jr., USAF, Retired, her daughters Nelda A. Lira and Irma Lira Broker, and her son Jaime David Lira. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Meredith Dunston Carter and her grandson Andrew Dunston and great grandson Grady Dunston.

Victoria was personally cited with a Letter of Merit and Appreciation from the Mather AFB Commander for her many years of dedicated Services to the morale of cadets, officers, and non-commissioned Officers of the USAF and our many allied countries in Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Argentina. She will be missed by her many military and civilian friends.


Arrangements under the direction of Mount Vernon Memorial Park and Mortuary, Fair Oaks, CA.

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"Dear Nelda & Family, I was terribly sorry to hear of your mothers passing. My sincere condolences to all." Diane Leal (Granite Bay, CA)

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