Gloria L. Smith, age 80, of McHenry, died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at her home.
She was born January 5, 1931 in Chicago to Edward and Adeline (Tubilewicz) Weiland.
She was a resident of McHenry for over 50 years.
She was employed as an accountant for Barret Forklift and Nissan Forklift of Marengo.
Her family was her focus in life, and she adored her grandchildren.
She enjoyed playing cards with her friends and volunteering for numerous organizations in the area. She was a member of the Church of Holy Apostles Church.
Survivors include two children, Gerlyn Gorman of Hartville, OH and Jeff (Raquel) Smith of McHenry; eight grandchildren, Raquel (Justin Leibach) Smith, Ozzie Smith, Eric Gorman, Michael Gorman, Jessie Gorman, Matt Gorman, Farrah Cvitkovic and Brooklynn Cvitkovic; and a great-grandson, Wyatt.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald, on July 30, 1978; two sisters, and a brother.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2011, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry.
Visitation will continue on Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m funeral blessing at the funeral home.
Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Countryside Cemetery, McHenry.
Masses or memorials to the Adoration Chapel of The Church of Holy Apostles are suggested by her family.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. Friends may send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.