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Gloria Ann Thornton, 63, of Roseville, CA, daughter of the late Warren Thornton and Beverly Bresnan Thornton, passed away on January 6th, 2015, one day before her 64th birthday.

Gloria, a native of Marysville, CA, is survived by her loving husband Kirk Shaeffer and siblings Libby Thornton and Tom Thornton, many friends and relatives and her beloved kitty, Sneakers.

She died at Sutter Roseville Hospital in Roseville, CA, from complications of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Gloria was a graduate of Notre Dame Grammar and High Schools in Marysville and Yuba Community College. She worked in medical billing management for a number of years in the San Francisco Bay Area, a place in which she lived happily for much of her adult life. She loved horses and everything equestrian, taking riding lessons as a child and into her teenager years. Gloria was also extremely fond of dogs and especially animals of the feline variety. Scrapbooking, gardening and interior design were also favorite hobbies. She will be missed by all who knew her. Services are private. If inclined, donations are suggested to your local animal shelter or SPCA.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Jan. 29 to Jan. 30, 2015
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