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Gloria G. Jones

AGE: 87 • Lancaster, PA., formerly of Wilmington, DE

Passed away on Thursday afternoon, December 12th, at Willow Valley Lakeside. Born in Westfield, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Millard G. Gamble, II, and the late Rose M. Cantey Gamble. Gloria was the wife of the late Chastine "Jack" W. Jones, Jr., who passed away on May 25th 1998.

A graduate of Columbia University, where she received her Masters in Teaching, she was a high school teacher in Herndon, VA., and a substitute teacher in Chatham, NJ. She then worked as a paralegal at Jacobs & Crumplar in Wilmington, DE., from 1983 until she retired in 1996. Gloria and her husband Chastine then moved to the Lancaster area in February 1998 to the Willow Valley Retirement Communities.

Gloria had worked with the League of Women Voters in Chatham Township, NJ and was Chairwoman of the Education Committee at Newtown Square. She was a member of the Tuesday Morning Bowling Club in Wilmington and also the Dupont Country Club.

Gloria will be lovingly remembered by her children; Eric G. husband of Carol Jones of Asbury Park, NJ; Dr. Roger W., husband of Sue Jones of Eastland, TX and Linda P., wife of Mark Herman of West Chester, PA; three grandchildren and also her recently born great grandson. She is also survived by her sister Sonja, wife of David Robson of Wilmington, DE and her brother William L. Gamble of Rochester, NY. She was preceded in death by a brother Millard G. Gamble, III.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her Life Celebration Service at Fred F. Groff Inc., 234 W. Orange St., Lancaster, PA on Friday at 11:30 AM. Interment will be held at Millersville Mennonite Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Fred F. Groff Inc. on Friday from 10:30 AM until the time of services. If desired, memorials may be sent in Gloria's memory to the , Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106. To share a fond memory of Gloria, please visit

Fred F. Groff Inc.


Published in The News Journal on Dec. 16, 2013
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