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Gloria DeLong

Gloria DeLong

Tuesday, May 3rd, 1938 - Sunday, November 24th, 2019
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Gloria Irene Delong had a kind adventurous and fun loving spirit. It was important to her to travel and understand and share perspectives about the world. She experienced life to its fullest and in addition to being a loving mother, grandmother, wife, friend, and teacher, she was a scuba diver, pole vaulter, fisher woman, skier, sailor, tennis player, and avid golfer. She was beautiful inside and out, and had class. She loved music and had a special place in her heart for the Three Tenors, and Bocelli. She loved people and enjoyed good conversation over a glass of wine and a fine meal. Gloria was a fighter and was feisty, strong, determined, and courageous but passed unexpectedly Sunday 11/24/2019, nearly recovering from a recent surgery. Gloria will be missed by her 3 children, Mike, Krista, and Kim, their spouses Therese, Mike, and Jeff, her 6 Grandchildren Kyra, Haley, Dylan, Emma, Austin, and Liam and her many lifelong and new friends.

The family will be hosting a celebration of life for Gloria in 2020.
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    Location
    St. John's Dixie Cemetery & Crematorium
    Address
    737 Dundas Street East
    MISSISSAUGA, ON L4Y 2B5
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Nancy Ure

Posted at 02:40pm
Bill and I and a few others spent many Saturdays with Gloria and Pete at the meat draws in the Legion. Then they would have us all come to their house for food and drinks. It's a beautiful obituary for a truly sweet, classy Lady. Hope you and Pete are together again.

Nancy and Bill Ure
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Bj Spencer

Posted at 09:35am
My condolences to the family , it was my pleasure to be able to do this lovely lady’s hair , we had many great conversations , she lead a very busy life , it was very interesting & exciting , she was missed when she moved away . Know that she was well loved , liked and blessed with lovely family . Sincerely BJ Spencer
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Yolanda Prange (Schrama)

Posted at 02:18pm
Krista, Kim and Mike and families-
Very sorry to hear of Gloria’s passing.
She was a wonderful Neighbour- always smiling!! I have great memories of the kitchen ceiling signatures and the nautical basement. It’s been many years since I have seen her but she hadn’t changed a bit- loving life!!
Please reach out for her Celebration of Life
prangeyd@gmail.com
Yolanda (Schrama) Prange
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Fred Hahn

Posted at 06:28pm
My deepest condolences to all. I grew up with the Delongs alot of great times alot of great memories. Having the ceiling in their kitchen with all the signatures, map on the wall, boat in the garage, ice rink in backyard, I could go on. She was a lovely lady and will be dearly missed. Rest In Paece Mrs Delong. Oh and plesse reach out to me if possible about the Celebration of Life...fredhahn1963@gmail.com.. thinking of you all..may Peace be with you
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Dawn Button

Posted at 06:10pm
Gloria and Pete have a sweet spot in our hearts. When we moved to Ridgetown in 2011 we soon found out we had mutual friends. Through our never ending laughing over wine, we shared all the memories. After Pete left us we always had time for that sweet fun loving lady who would often come by. For those of you reading this our common connection was Major Al Robb and his wife Shirley.
We, my partner, Ross Andrews and I will smile often when we chat about Little Gloria. When I hugged her I always knew how much she loved life and she made me see it as a precious gift.
We will miss her dearly. Our thoughts are with her family she has left behind.
We are all enriched from knowing her.
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