Gloria L. (Bona) Martino (1934 - 2017)

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Gloria L. (Bona) Martino, 82, of Brockway, died Sunday morning, Jan. 29, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Angelo Martino, of Brockway, in 2009.
She was employed at Deposit Bank, DuBois, for several years after raising her three children.
Born June 8, 1934, Gloria was the daughter of John and Iva (Veronesi) Bona, of Brockport, both deceased.
Gloria is survived by: son, Michael and his wife, Barbara, Brentwood, Tenn.; daughter, Annette Skraba and her husband Dennis, DuBois, Pa.; and daughter, Andrea Martino and her husband James Wampler, Laurel, Md. Gloria had five grandchildren: Dr. Margot Martino, New York, N.Y.; Olivia Martino, Austin, Texas; and Jeffrey, Andrew, and Paul Skraba, all of DuBois. Gloria has two sisters, Betty Pollino, Buffalo, N.Y., and Jean Ceriani, Brockport. Brother-in-law Carlo Martino and his wife, Marian, reside in Somerville, N.J.
Gloria was well known for her Italian culinary and baking expertise and enjoyed meeting renowned chefs. She was an avid reader and active member of Brockway Public Library, and was active in local politics, being honored for serving more than 20 years as Judge of Elections for Brockway Borough.
Gloria was an active member of St. Tobias Catholic Church, Hewitt St., Brockway, where a Mass of Christian burial will be held Wed., Feb. 1, at 9:30 a.m. She will be interred at St. Tobias Cemetery. Calling hours will be at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home, 1033 4th Ave., Brockway, from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31.
The family requests that donations in Gloria's memory be made to Christ the King Manor, 1100 West Long Ave., DuBois, or the Brockway Public Library, Main St., Brockway.
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Published in The Courier Express on Jan. 30, 2017