Gloria Ferio, 82, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in Brunswick. She was born May 2, 1936 in Cleveland, to the late Harry and Natalie (nee Mantin) Raufman.
Gloria worked early in her life as a telephone operator for Ohio Bell before coming home to raise her family. She loved going to the beach and working outdoors in her yard, but most of all spending time with her family.
She is survived by her loving children, Vicki (Stephen) Campbell, Laura Ferio, John Ferio and Linda (Brent) Heine; cherished grandchildren, Jason, Derek and Jared (Emily, fiance) Campbell, Lee Strock, Maria Ferio, Lindsay Shrewsbury, Heather (Bradley) Weitz, Leslie (Brandon) Mullen, Adam (Kristina) Heine and sister, Kaye (Thomas) Pavlescak.
She is preceded in death by her dear husband, John and sister, Barbara.
Friends and family may call Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Waite and Son Funeral Home, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick. Services will be Friday, March 22, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to or Alzheimer's, 1815 W. Market St., Ste. 301 Akron, OH 44313.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com