Gloria F. Valentine, 95, of West Chester, Ohio, formerly of Greenville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, in West Chester.
Born July 30, 1922, in Palmer, Pa., to Anthony and Barbara Yapuncic.
She graduated from Farrell High School in 1941, where she was crowned Homecoming Queen in her senior year.
She married Joseph Valentine, Nov. 28, 1942. He passed away June 18, 1993.
Gloria attended St Anthony's Church, Farrell, St Michael's Church, Greenville, St Mary's Church, Urbana, Ohio, and St Suzanna's Church, Mason, Ohio.
Gloria was a lifelong member of Croation Lodge 126, in Farrell.
Affectionately known to all as, "Grammy", Gloria deeply loved and cherished each of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all of her extended family. She built strong family traditions and memories through her deep faith and exquisite cooking and baking. Whether a joyous or challenging situation, you could always rely on Grammy praying for your safety and happiness.
We all pray with you now Grammy as the angels have carried you to the kingdom of heaven so that you may reunite with your family who left this world before you. The memory of your love, generosity, kindness and gentle spirit will remain in our hearts forever.
Gloria is survived by one daughter, Barbara Tofani, Cincinnati, Ohio; two daughters-in-law, Julie Valentine, Springfield, Ohio, and Marty Juravel, Atlanta, Ga.; five grandchildren, Katy (Shawn) Turpin, Atlanta; Matthew Valentine, Atlanta; Tony (Sara) Valentine, Springfield, Ohio; Laura Valentine, Columbus, Ohio; and Joey Valentine, Cincinnati, Ohio; and three great-grandchildren, JP Turpin, Alexandra Turpin and Augustus Valentine.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; John Mazuran; her husband; and four sons, John, Richard, Thomas and Joseph.
Gloria F., 95, of West Chester, Ohio, formerly of Greenville.
Visiting hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday (1-5-18) in LOUTZENHISER-JORDAN FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 366-368 S. Main St. Greenville. Visitors are welcome to sign the online guestbook and view a Video Tribute at loutzenhiserfuneralhome.com
Services: Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Saturday (1-6-18) in St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville, with Rev. V David Foradori, pastor, as celebrant.
Burial: With committal prayers in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Published on January 2, 2018