Gloria Ann Gambucci, 78, entered into eternal life on June 19, 2013. Born on December 30, 1934, Gloria grew up in Plato, Minnesota. She graduated from Glencoe High School and the Swedish Hospital Nursing School. As a registered nurse, Gloria took care of both the young and old, working in obstetrics and later geriatrics. In 1957, Gloria married Andre Gambucci in Denver, and together they raised five children in Colorado Springs. Throughout her life, Gloria was involved in countless charitable organizations in the church and community. She truly shared her love with all around her, and she will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Cora Boesche, her brother Edward and her sister Doris. She is survived by her husband Andre, her children Kristine Gambucci, Lisa Sepessy (Joseph), Laura Gambucci, Peter Gambucci and Gene Gambucci, her nine grandchildren, her two great-grandchildren, her brother Gene Boesche and her sister Joyce Boesche. A memorial mass to celebrate Gloria's life will be held on Friday, July 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 9 El Pomar Road, Colorado Springs. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Marion House or
, Palm Valley PCU, 13575 W. McDowell Road, Goodyear, AZ 85395. The family would like to express its gratitude to Gloria's loved ones, friends and the compassionate staff at
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Published in The Gazette from June 29 to June 30, 2013