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Gloria E. Ohms

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Gloria Ohms

Gloria E. Ohms, 93, of Glen Carbon, Illinois, born on September 1, 1924, in Glen Carbon, IL, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.

Gloria was a clerk typist and secretary for the State of Illinois, Department of Public Aid and the Army Depot in Granite City, retiring in August of 1986. She was a lifelong member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Glen Carbon, where she was a former Sunday School Teacher and a member of the Episcopal Church Women. Gloria enjoyed her time playing Bingo and never missed a chance to play pinochle. Gloria enjoyed crafting and was a talented seamstress, who designed and sewed her daughter's baton costumes for twirling competitions over many years. She will be remembered for her loving heart and all the special times she shared together with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Eleanore (Rosipal) Going; her husband, Raymond Ohms, whom she married on May 3, 1949; sisters, Elaine (Bruno) Zaganelli and Elma (John) Sasek; brothers, Elton (Ruth) Going and Jim (Dorothy) Going; sisters-in-law, Shirley (Robert) Goff and Evelyn (Bill) Clinton.

Gloria is survived by and will be missed by her son, Richard Ohms of Edwardsville, Illinois; daughter, Linda (Tom) Hunot of Bridgeton, Missouri; granddaughter, Katie Hunot of Gilbert, Arizona; dear friends and neighbors, Pat and Wayne Meier; caregiver and friend, Connie Evans, whose assistance allowed her to continue living in her own home; and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended close family members and friends.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Thomas Episcopalian Church, the or the .

Services: Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 182 Summit, Glen Carbon, Illinois. Visitation will continue on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 12 p.m. with Bishop Anthony Clavier officiating.

Burial will follow at Glen Carbon City Cemetery.

IRWIN CHAPEL, Glen Carbon, IL.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 13, 2018
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