Loretta  Constance Gallardo

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Loretta Constance Gallardo Obituary


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“Mom, going to miss you but I know you will be watching over all of us. Let dad and Erika know we miss them too and one day we will all be together...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: sandra villarreal - Buda, TX

“May you rest in peace Loretta Gallardo. Many fond memories growing up at our houses in Goleta, over Christmas and other occasions. Your laugh was one...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Rudy Maynez - Fallon, NV

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you cousins. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Patrick Muro - Panorama City, CA

“RIP, Loretta. Your laughter precedes my memories of you and all of your family. You have a special place in my heart always - along with Manuel and...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Luz "Silvia" Maynez Engelbrecht - OR

“Mom, Kim and I and the kids will always have many great memories,and if was not for the guidance you showed me, I would not be the man I am today.I...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Mark Gallardo - sanger, TX

“I will always remember you teaching me proper manners as a very young boy and for your family being there for me when I could not afford to buy my...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Christopher Vasquez - IA - Family


Loretta was born to Gilbert Ramos and Lucy Cabrera on January 6, 1937 and she entered the Kingdom of Heaven on February 9, 2013 after a multi-year battle with Multiple System Atrophy. She is survived by her children: Sandi (Andy), Buda, TX; Steve, Santa Monica; Dan (Yen), Santa Barbara; Annette, Ventura; Mark (Kim), Sanger, TX; Donna, Oxnard; and Darryl; grandchildren: Stephanie, Logan, Lia, Niko, Giaman, Krystal, Ashley, Tyler, Robert, Dillon, AJ, Brandon and Daniel; great-grandchildren: Samantha and Kaylie; and siblings Gilbert Ramos and Gloria Robles. Loretta is now together with her husband Manuel, their grand-daughter Erika and her sister Patricia.

Loretta married Manuel Gallardo in 1956 and raised the family in Goleta. She retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 23 years and was active in Catholic Charities, the Young Ladies Institute and Decolores in Santa Barbara. They were parishioners of St. Raphael's Catholic Church. After moving to Camarillo Loretta became a parishioner of Serra Padre Catholic Church until her passing. Her creative nature led her to enjoy cake decorating, making elaborate costumes for Halloween and she loved to crochet. She enjoyed getting together with family, friends and neighbors.

All are welcome to join in the celebration of Loretta's life. Let us not say good-bye, but rather, until we see you again.