Pearl Shirley Light
February 7, 1945 – September 20, 2019
Pearl Shirley Light was called home to be with our lord on 9/20/2019 at the age of 74 years old. Pearl was a resident of Glendale, Arizona for the most of her life. She earned her Associates Degree and additional credits from the University of Phoenix. A majority of her career was spent in the Semi-Conductor industry. Pearl was a wonderfully modern woman who worked and acquired her education while taking care of her family. Pearl was incredibly proud of her husband and family. She enjoyed following politics, participating in bowling leagues, supporting the Denver Broncos and watching movies. She also enjoyed out of town getaways, and adventures to the Casino. With a kind and generous heart she opened her home to any and all people for food, friendship and hospitability. Many days and evenings of food, laughter, music, dancing, card games and celebrating were done at the “Light house”. Pearl was our lovely Angel on Earth. With grace and heroism she fought cancer for nearly 9 years. Pearl passed peacefully in her sleep with her husband Bill and pup Olive Mae at her side in the early morning hours at their Glendale home. Devoted wife of Bill Light of nearly 40 years. Daughter to Joe and Audrey Gonzales. She was a loving mother to Jennifer (Wally) Esquibel, John Zertuche, Gayle Zertuche, David (Kim) Machol and Tony (Chris) Light. Proud Grandmother to Jamie Zertuche, Angelica Esquibel Roth, Alicia (Moses) Zertuche Rodriquez, Johnny Zertuche, China Zertuche, Nicholas Machol, Chase Machol, Alana Machol, Jalyssa Machol, Teyla Machol, Samaya Machol, Hailey Greco and August Light. Great Grandmother to Aliyah Rodriquez, Moses Rodriquez Jr. and Collin William Roth. Sister to Richard (Genevieve) Gonzales, Bob Gonzales, Jim (Mary) Gonzales, Grace Gustus, Roxanne (Demi) McClanahan, Nan (Jim) Hire, Liz (Gary) Loomis, Nita Klein and Peggy Anderson, and sister in-law to Randy Light (Donna) and Jeffrie Light (Jim) Aunt and Friend to All. Pearl was preceded in death by her father Joe, Mother Audrey, and her two sisters Grace and Roxanne.
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