Gloria Jean (Rothermel) Glass

November 25, 1943 ~ December 31, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Gloria Glass Obituary

Gloria Jean Glass (Rothermel), 80, of Shillington, passed away at the Reading Hospital on Sunday, December 31, 2023 of covid pneumonia. Born in Reading on November 25, 1943, she was the daughter of late Norman J. Rothermel and Mildred Eva Rothermel (Packard).

Gloria graduated from Governor Mifflin High School, attended Penn State University, and graduated with honors from Albright College. She worked as a CPA for Beard and Company and retired from the Berkshire Country Club. She continued working part-time for many years teaching bookkeeping and preparing taxes.

Residing in Muhlenberg for the last 30 years, Gloria enjoyed art projects with her grandchildren, traveling with the corvette club, tending to her garden and competitive card games. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and 12 grandchildren. 

Gloria is survived by her partner, Albert E. Reppert; his daughter, AnnMarie, and her husband, Mark A. Cieless; her four children - Barbara J. Minot; Beverly G. Buchman and her husband, Mel A. Williams; Jennifer L. Matte and her husband, Ovide S. Matte; and son, Michael J. Glass. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Amanda Minot, fiancée to Keegan Reeves of Brookings, SD; Benjamin and Zachary Buchman; Walker, Bennett, and Cage Williams of Chapel Hill, NC; Brooke and Brianna Cieless of Coatesville; Brody and Bailee Glass of Shillington; and Sophie and Devin Matte of NYC.

She was predeceased by her sisters, Carol Ann Shomo in 2018, and Elaine Marie Weidner in 2003.

The family will receive friends at Klee Funeral Home, 1 East Lancaster Ave., Shillington on Saturday, January 13, 2024 starting at 12:30 PM followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 2:00 PM. Gloria’s service can be joined or viewed on her obituary page at www.kleefuneralhome.com.

Tended to with love, Gloria left a beautiful garden of memories. Given her passion for gardening, flowers are welcome, or you can express your sympathy by making a donation to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (pulmonaryfibrosis.org) in Gloria’s memory. Text PFFTribute1421 to 71777 or visit the website.

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January 13, 2024

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

Celebration of Life
January 13, 2024

2:00 PM
Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

Video is available for this event


Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
230 East Ohio Street - Suite 500, Chicago ID 60611
Web: http://pulmonaryfibrosis.org



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