Gloria Joan Marsala, age 78, of Wonder Lake, died Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at her home.
She was born July 11, 1931 in Chicago to Clarence and Helen (Dayment) Johnson. On Sept. 11, 1954, she married Samuel Joseph Marsala in Chicago.
Formerly of Chicago, Gloria was a resident of Wonder Lake since 1960. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, listening to Elvis and country music; and in years past, she enjoyed golfing. She was a homemaker for the majority of her lifetime, and also babysat for neighborhood children.
She is survived by a son, Tony (Belinda) Marsala of Burlington; five grandchildren, Trista, Caila, Mark, Chris, and Cory; two great grandchildren, Michael and Torryn; and two cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Sam, on March 29, 2004; a son, Mark, on January 9, 1993; and a brother, Art.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 24, 2009, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 5006 E. Wonder Lake Road, Wonder Lake, IL 60097. The Rev. Steven Sabo will officate.
Inurnment will be in Christ the King Cemetery, Wonder Lake.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-728-0233. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.