Gloria J. Gardner

Gloria J. Gardner, 84, formerly of Bellefonte, passed away on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in State College.

Gloria was born on May 22, 1933 in Bellefonte, the daughter of the late Clarence L. and Margaret S. Schilling Pardoe.

On June 23, 1951, she married James H. Gardner, who preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 2017.

Gloria is survived by her sons, James C. (Christine) Gardner of Allensville, Pa., Raymond K. “Cheese” (Cheryl) Gardner of rural Bellefonte, David L. (LuAnn) Gardner of Sanford, N.C. and Charles J. “Chuck” Gardner of State College and her daughter, Peggy F. (Daniel) Boring of Unionville and her 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Gloria was a member of Milesburg United Methodist Church. She enjoyed collecting light houses, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, and husband, she was preceded by her grandson, Daniel L. Boring; her sisters, Elizabeth A. “Betty” Quick, Margaret L. “Peg” Teaman and her brother Clarence E. “Chip” Pardoe.

Family and friends will be received at a later date.

Burial will be in Schencks Cemetery, Howard Township, Centre Co. at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg.

Online condolences may be made at www.deankwetzlerfuneralhome.com.