Gloria June

JUNE, Gloria J. (Goettel), 88, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on January 18, 2014, at the Carriage Inn, Cadiz, OH.

Gloria was born on October 28, 1925, in Follansbee, WV, to the late Charles and Mary (Ravenscraft) Goettel.

Gloria was an active member of the Brooke County Senior Center, RSVP, and member of the Riverview Baptist Church. Many will remember her for her participation in several activities and the given of her time and talents.

In addition to her parents, Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel June; three brothers, Thomas, Robert and Jack (Mary) Goettel; six sisters, Dorothy DeLong, Mildred Nixon, Elizabeth Cooper, Anna Mae Barth; and two infants, Helen and Ester Goettel; and a grandson, Michael O’Grady.

Gloria is survived by a stepdaughter, Linda O’Grady of Michigan; two sisters-in-law, Rose Goettel of Follansbee, WV, and Minnie Goettel of Texas; four step-grandchildren; 11 step-great-grandchildren; three step-great-great- grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Gloria donated her body to West Virginia University School of Medicine hoping that with research a cure could be found for someone else.

A memorial service was held at Mercy Baptist Church, Weirton, with Pastor Marlin Hawley, officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St., Follansbee (304) 527-1717.