DOROTHY GLORIA BRYANT, 83 LOVING MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER AND FRIEND MACHESNEY PARK - Dorothy Gloria Bryant, 83, of Machesney Park, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Cor Mariae. Born April 8, 1929, in Minnesota; daughter of Opal and CoraMae (Cassem) Wheeler. She married Norvelle Bryant in 1950. Dorothy worked as a food service director and safety director for Bethany Methodist Hospital, Mather Home, Stouffer's and Marriott, during this time she was a member of NIFESA Food Source Organization. After retiring from Marriott she went on to work for Westfall Jewelry and then for JC Penny for many years. Survivors include her children, Christine (Robert) Kramer of Machesney Park, Stacy Carson of Rockford, Karen (Merle) Peugh, of Sterling, Steven (Barbara) Bryant of Arlington Heights and Shelly Bryant of Slinger, Wis.; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents and Norvelle. Memorial service at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Rd., Rockford, IL 61108, with Pastor Ron Hoekstra officiating. Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial at 11 a.m. Friday March 15, in Memory Gardens, 2501 E. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004. To express condolences online, please visit www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
1860 S. Mulford Rockford, IL 61108
Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2013