Born in Ansonia, March 14, 1926, daughter of Robert and Mary Walsh. Devoted wife of 59 years to the late Charles G. Bobbins.
She graduated Ansonia High in 1943 and was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church. Gloria was employed by Uniroyal and retired from WE Bassett.
Her hobbies included, knitting, reading, and painting Christmas ornaments. She loved Cooking and passed down many family recipes. She enjoyed watching her game shows and golf.
Gloria and Charlie loved dancing and traveling. Memorable trips included California, Carolinas and Ireland.
Gloria was known for her generous and compassionate spirit. Above all else her family was the most important part of her life.
Survived by daughters Rita (David) Monahan, Monroe, Gloria (John) Anderson, New Zealand, Susan (Dan) Taylor, Georgia, Nora (Fernando) Espinel, Milford, Sons, James (Susan), North Carolina, Edward (Kathy) of Seymour & Joseph & Steven (Dawn) of Ansonia. Grandchildren, Dee, Tim, Jeff, Patrick, Kevin, Megan, Lisa, Sara, Krystle, Cody, and eight great grandchildren. She leaves special nieces Agnes & Barbara Jean.
She was also predeceased by sons Jeffrey, Philip, and Christopher; granddaughter Brianna; and daughter-in-law Linda; and three brothers and six sisters.
The family would like to thank the staff at Hewitt Rehab and Griffin Hospital for their compassion and care.
Friends may call on Monday, August 19th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at The Jenkins King & Malerba Funeral Home, 12 Franklin St. Ansonia. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. (www.jenkinskingfh.com <http://www.jenkinskingfh.com/> ) Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
Friends who wish may make donations to her church, The First United Methodist Church, 47 Franklin St. Ansonia, CT.