Gloria E. Knox, 79, Rochester, went to her eternal home at 12:33 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at her residence.
She was born on July 28, 1937, in Kewanna, the daughter of Ola Eaton and Maude Irene (Cox) Alspach.
Gloria received her associate degree in business from Ivy Tech and had worked for various retail stores in Rochester, including: Walgreen’s, 3D Department Store and had also worked as a corporate secretary for Pike Lumber, Akron. She retired from Rochester City Dray as a log auditor. She was a member of Faith Outreach Center, former member and officer of the Lioness Club, CASA volunteer for many years, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Women of the Moose and early in life had been a professional roller skater. In her spare time, she was an avid seamstress and enjoyed crafts, crocheting and collecting Longaberger baskets.
Survivors include her children: Angel (Travis) Skidmore, Rochester; Pamela (David) Daulton, Rochester; grandchildren: Debby Gauthier, Lincoln, Neb.; Thomas “T.J” (Rose) Miller Jr., Rochester; Catherine Rhein, Rochester; Krystle Daulton, New Castle; Selly (Travis) Campbell, Rochester; Krystopher (Hillary) Daulton, Rochester; Daniel Jr., Rochester; six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents: Ola Alspach; and Maude Nutt; sons: Daniel J. Miller Sr.; Thomas J. Miller Sr.; and brother: James Snyder.
Memorial service will be at noon Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Marian Hoogenboom Care House, Goshen.