On June 14, 2013 with gratitude to God for a long life, lived well, we bid farewell to a wonderful lady. Gloria was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, March 28, 1924 and passed away in Vancouver, June 14, 2013 aged 89 years. Gloria was the eldest child of Josephine (McClory) Sullivan and James Michael Sullivan. Gloria is survived by her sister-in-law Mary Sullivan; nieces, Jan (Gord) Stankey and son Michael, Paula (John) Svedahl and daughters Micaela and Kristen; nephews, Dan Jenkins (Marj), Ken Sullivan, and Pat Sullivan (Doreen Spence), son Tyler (Holly), and daughter Deanna; cousin Jan (Nick) Ghost, son Richard (Caitlin), and daughters Jess and Harriet. She is also survived by her special friend Marites (Harvey) Collins. Gloria was predeceased by her husband, Herman ZuHoene; sisters, Frances Jenkins and Joan Bruni; brothers, James (Jim), John (Jack) and Don Sullivan. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine Church, 2028 West 7th Avenue, Tuesday, June 25, at 11:00 am. Inurnment to follow on Wednesday, June 26 at 3:00 pm at Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby. The family extends its deepest thanks and gratitude to South Granville Park Lodge and its staff where Gloria was loved and cared for 18 years. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made in Gloria's memory to B.C. Lung Association, PO Box 34009 St. D, Vancouver BC.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from June 21 to June 22, 2013