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Daily Item Obituaries

August 3, 2011

Gloria Jean Mottern, 80, Danville

DANVILLE — Gloria Jean Mottern, 80, of Fleming Avenue, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011.

A native of Montour County, she was born Feb. 12, 1931, in West Hemlock Township, a daughter of the late Reginald and Marietta (Mowrey) Shultz.

Gloria was a graduate of Danville High School, and she lived in the Danville area her entire life.

Gloria worked in the medical records department at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, for 27 years, retiring in 1993.

She was a member and was active in Mooresburg Presbyterian Church, the Good Samaritan Fund, the Presbyterian Women and the Montour Delong Fair Association.

She is survived by four children and their spouses, Jean and Larry Rarig, of Lancaster, Laurie and Thomas Maloney, of Danville, Lynn and Andy Gillespie, of Bloomsburg, and Gary and Christine Steinman, of Danville; eight grandchildren, Melissa Rarig Obetz and Stefani Rarig Hauck, of Lancaster, Alexander Steinman, of College Park, Md., Marietta, Patrick and Celeste Maloney, of Danville, Kristi Gillespie Nevel, of Danville, and Nathan Gillespie, of Bloomsburg; two great-granddaughters, Molly Rose Hauck, of Lancaster, and Caitlin Marle Nevel, of Danville, who enriched her life this year when she joyfully welcomed them; four brothers, Walter, Dale, Larue and Richard Shultz, all of Danville; and two sisters, Regetta Williams, of Danville, and Patricia Dill, of Bloomsburg.

She was preceded in death by her second husband, Rodney Mottern, in June 2005, and by one brother, Donald Shultz, in 1991.

Friends are invited to a memorial service at 11 a.m. Monday in Mooresburg Presbyterian Church with her pastor, the Rev. John H. Shaw III, officiating. There will be no earlier calling hours.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will provide flowers and asks that donations in Gloria’s memory be made to Mooresburg Presbyterian Church, 9 Church Drive, Danville, PA 17821.

Funeral arrangements are by the John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Market and Eighth streets, Lewisburg.

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