Kimble, Gloria Eris Olds ("Eris")
Gloria Eris Olds Kimble ("Eris"), 88, died May 2, 2014 at Bridges Cornell Heights after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leon A. Olds and wife of the late Thomas Lee Kimble. Mrs. Kimble was a member of Ithaca High School Class of 1943 and was a 1947 graduate of the Rochester School of Nursing. In retirement she was active as a volunteer for the Tompkins County Chapter of the American Red Cross during the 1970's and 80's, where she was a board member and chairman of the blood program. After retiring from her volunteer work she could be found tending her lovely garden on South Plain Street. Mrs. Kimble is survived by her eldest son, Roger Kimble and his wife, Nancy of Tampa, FL; daughter, Wendy and her husband, Dirk Dugan of Ithaca; daughter, Cindy and her husband, Steve Lamb of Ithaca; and son, Peter Kimble and his wife Heather of DeBary, FL; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and brother, J. David Olds and his wife, Linda of Dryden. At her request, no calling hours will be offered. Memorial gifts may be sent to the Tompkins County Chapter of the American Red Cross, or Hospicare.
Herson Wagner Funeral Home
110 S. Geneva St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Published in Ithaca Journal on May 3, 2014