Date of BirthDecember 19, 1924

Gloria E. Staab Obituary

Date of BirthDecember 19, 1924

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Date of PassingOctober 26, 2016

Gloria E. Staab Obituary

from South bend, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of BirthDecember 19, 1924

Gloria E. Staab Obituary

Date of BirthDecember 19, 1924

268 Views

Date of PassingOctober 26, 2016

Gloria E. Staab Obituary

from South bend, Pennsylvania, United States


YORK Gloria E. Staab, 90, passed away at 3:30 pm on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at her residence. She was born on Thursday, December 18, 1924 at 532 Jessup Place in York City, the third child of the late Harry E. and Blanche A. (Hildebrand) Staab. A life member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in York. She graduated from York Catholic High School in the class of 1942 where she was a cheerleader and a basketball player. She was part owner of the former Doe-Spun, Inc., where she served as Financial Officer for several years and upon her retirements in 1990 she was the COO of Manufacturing. She and her sister, Nancy, traveled for many years seeing all fifty states, Canada from East to West They also traveled to all continents except Antarctica. They took safaris both to Kenya and Tanzania. They also took lots of weekend trips to the theater and other places with their friends, Joanne and Sandy Mundis. Her favorite sports teams were Notre Dame and she was lucky enough to go to South Bend, Indiana to see a few games and also observe "Touchdown Jesus". Her Favorite baseball team was the New York Yankees whom she saw several times on yearly trips to New York City. She is survived by her daughter, Wanda Gunnet and her husband, Byron; a niece, Jessica Hilt and her husband, Bruce; a great niece and nephews, Gena and Scott Hilt and Joshua Staab; also a sister, Nancy Staab. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Eugene Staab and wife, E. Annette (Bortner), Kenneth G. Staab, who survived the landing on Utah Beach but was killed during the Battle of the Bulge in 1945; a sister, Lois Joan Newman and husband, Robert; nephews, Gary Newman and Kenneth F. Staab. A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Holy Saviour Cemetery, 3420 N. Susquehanna Trail, York, with the Rev. Jonathan P. Sawicki officiating. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to or one of Gloria's favorite charities Indian Missions and Schools. The John W. Keffer Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc., 2114 W. Market St., York, is entrusted with the arrangements. The family would like to thank Hospice of York and her three caregivers, Jessica, Donna and Sherry who only tended to her needs for five days, but made her comfortable during her final days of life. KefferFh.com

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