Gloria O. Randon of Campbell Hall, formerly of Bergen County, died April 23, 2005 at Arden Hill Hospital. She was 83.
She was born September 29, 1921, in Bronx, N.Y., daughter to the late Carl and Clarise DeCosta Oettinger.
Gloria was a graduate of St. Vincent's School of Nursing, and was a Registered Nurse, 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War II. She was stationed in the Mediterranean. During the war she married Louis R. Randon on March 5, 1944. After returning home, Gloria was a nurse at East Stroudsburg Hospital, and from 1954-1981, was a head nurse for the Dumont School District in Dumont, N.J.
Gloria is mentioned in the Library of Congress in World War II videos.
Survivors include her loving children, Janet Heidemann of Campbell Hall, and Jacqueline Seugling of Little Falls, N.J.; dear brother, James Oettinger of Lakehurst, N.J.; cherished grandchildren: Jennifer Heidemann, Kurt and his wife, Jennifer Heidemann, Gregory and his wife, Megan Heidemann, Edward M. Seugling M.D., and Carolyn Seugling.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday April 26, 2005 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at David T. Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North St., Washingtonville, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 27 at 10:00 AM in St. Mary's R.C. Church in Washingtonville, with interment to follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, N.J.
Published in Times Herald-Record on Apr. 25, 2005.