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Gloria A. Brubaker, 63, of Pierceton, passed away at 10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, in Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home of Fort Wayne.
On June 5, 1948, Gloria was born in Wabash to Charles Fredrick and Doris Loretta (Figert) England Jr.
She graduated from Northfield High School in 1966 and then attended International Business College.
Gloria married Gary E. Brubaker in 1970 in Wabash. She had several jobs through the years, including working for Star Financial Bank in Columbia City. She was also a homemaker.
Gloria had resided in Pierceton for the past 35 years, where she was a member of Pierceton United Methodist Church and was active in the music ministry for the church.
She also was a honorary member of the Pierceton Fire Department Auxiliary and a member of Golden April Home Ec Club, Pierceton.
Gloria is survived by her husband, Gary E. Brubaker, Pierceton; three sons, Daniel E. (Tara) Brubaker, Fort Wayne, Matthew W. (Marsha) Brubaker, Pierceton and Timothy C. (Kari) Brubaker, Columbia City; five grandchildren, Jenna, Andrew, Mallory, Aidan and Emily; one sister, Becky (Joseph) England Patten, Phoenix, and numerous nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Andrew Charles England.
Funeral services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Holly White officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814 or to American Cancer Society, Northeast Indiana Chapter, 111 E. Ludwig Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46825.
To sign the guestbook or to send condolences, electronically, go to mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.