Gloria Crofford 1921-2013

YOUNGSTOWN – Gloria Flannery Crofford, 92, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, after a prolonged illness.

She was born July 6, 1921, in Youngstown, the daughter of Martin and Margaret Noble Flannery.

Gloria had been an admitting officer at Northside Medical Center. She was a longtime member of St. Edward Parish.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen Bouquet of Liberty; four sons, Martin of Liberty, Jerry of Glen Gardner, N.J., Chuck of Akron and John of North Canton; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Grace Gallagher of Youngstown and Margene Chambers of Canfield.

Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Robert S. Crofford; and a son, Bob M. Crofford.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Edward Church in Youngstown, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. today.

Arrangements were handled by the McCauley Funeral Home.