ALDER _ Gloria, August 5th, 1927 - July 25th, 2005, passed away while undergoing heart surgery. Gloria received her Nursing degree from St. Paul's Hospital in 1952. After graduation, she nursed in Edinburgh, Scotland, London, England and Kemano in BC, before getting married in 1955, and beginning her family of three children. She resumed nursing in the mid-70's in Vernon, working in home care nursing, before returning to Vancouver in 1983 and working at Holy Family Hospital until her retirement in 1992. She was a loving mother, a caring nurse and liked by all who met her. She will be sadly missed by her three children, Richard, Douglas and Carol; her sister Yvonne; brother Rod; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, August 4th, 2005, at 3:00 PM, at the Richmond Funeral Home, 8420 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC. Gloria requested that in lieu of flowers, you make a donation to the charity of your choice.
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Published in Vancouver Sun from Aug. 3 to Aug. 4, 2005