Gloria M. Gaugler

NILES – Gloria M. Gaugler, 87, of Niles, passed away at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at the Shepherd of the Valley Nursing Home.

Gloria was born on June 5, 1926, in Mill Run, Pa., the daughter of Harry E. and Olive D. Hensel Hiltabidel.

Gloria was a graduate of Connellsville High School, a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Niles, and then later in life, a member of the Christ Memorial Baptist Church of Warren.

She enjoyed cooking and cleaning.

She is survived by two sons, Clayton “Doug” (Caroline) Gaugler of Niles and Bruce E. (Bridget) Gaugler of Girard; a brother, Wade Hiltabidle of Connecticut; a sister, Barbara Kemp of Mill Run, Pa.; 10 grandchildren, Jeff Carpenter, Joshawa Gaugler, Stephanie Blose, Stacy Gaugler, Sara Gaugler, Paul Lilly, Dawn Wells, Abigail Donnelly, Taylor Donnelly and Erin Tobin; and 12 great-grandchildren

Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Graydon H. Gaugler, whom she married on June 21, 1947, and passed in 1982.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, with Pastor David Burman Jr. officiating. Family and friends may call from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service.

The family requests that material contributions be made to MVI Home Care and Hospice. Interment will be in Normalville United Methodist Cemetery.

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