Gloria G. Meals

Gloria G. Meals, 85, of Ruscombmanor Township, passed away in her residence on Nov. 16, 2012.
She was the wife of the late Richard C. Meals who passed on May 16, 2012. They had been married 66 years.
Born on Nov. 13, 1927 in Fleetwood, she was the daughter of the late Bertolet B. Hinkle and Lottie M. (Keim) Hinkle.
Gloria helped her husband Richard operate the former Meals Mushroom Farms in Ruscombmanor Township.
She loved being with her family and her dogs Ginger and Jake.
Surviving is her son Michael R. Meals and his companion Janet of Fleetwood. Gloria also has six grandchildren; Shawn Meals, Michelle (Meals) Wade, Chelsea (Grow) Sayah, Doug Snyder, Christine Nezelkewicz and Valerie Nezelkewicz. In addition she is also survived by nine great grandchildren.
Gloria was preceded in death by her two daughters Sharon (Meals) Nezelkewicz and Connie (Meals) Snyder. uneral services will be Friday Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. at the Mae A. Stump Funeral Home, Inc., 117 West Main Street, Fleetwood. A viewing will begin Friday at 10 a.m. and conclude at the beginning of the service. Burial will be in Fleetwood Cemetery.
Contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Berks County, 1801 North 11th Street, Reading, Pa 19604. Online condolences can be made at

Published in on Nov. 22, 2012