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Gloria A. Kern

November 17, 1921 — May 10, 2015

Gloria A. Kern, 93, of Bennington died peacefully on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at the Wyoming Co. Community Hospital in Warsaw, New York.

Gloria was born November 17, 1921 in Bennington, New York, daughter of the late Roy and Mildred Kilian. Gloria worked various jobs during her life including Bell Aircraft during WWII. She eventually retired from the Food Service Department at the Attica High School. Gloria was a member of the Trinity Methodist Church in Attica and the church's Prayer
and Share Group. She loved playing cards and watching the NY Yankees, especially her favorite player, Derek Jeter. Many good times were spent with family at her brother's cottage on Silver Lake. She also enjoyed occasional junkets to Las Vegas with family and friends.

Gloria was predeceased by her first husband, Richard E. Jensen; secord husband, Arthur F. Kern, Sr.; daughter, Judith Jensen; daughter-in-law, Eva Wheeler-Kern; brothers Lynn Kilian, William Kilian and Neal Kilian, and sisters Jean Reiner Nugent, Louine Druck, and Norma Kilian.

Gloria is survived by her sister, Shirley Midkiff of Attica, and sister-in-law, Ilah Kilian of Wisconsin; her children Richard (Norma) Jensen of Bennington, Wendy Jensen of Attica, Lori (Charles) Mattice of Johnsonburg, Patricia (Rob) Frew of Attica, Arthur Jr. (Mary) Kern of
Bennington, William (Lori) Kern of Varysburg; ten grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held at the Trinity Methodist Church, 75 Main St., Attica, NY on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Her ashes will be interred at the Fairview Cemetery, Clinton St. Rd., Bennington, NY, following the Memorial Service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Trinity Methodist Church in Attica or the Bennington Volunteer Ambulance Fund, 1353 Rt. 354, Attica, NY 14011. For more information please call 585-591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Starts at 9:00 am (Eastern time)

Trinity United Mehodist Church

75 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011

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