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Gloria Joanne Froebel

September 28, 1935 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 84)


Gloria J. Froebel, 84, of Coudersport, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at the Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.

Gloria was born on September 28, 1935 in Millport, the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Gladys (Blanchard) Kelley.  She married Howard William White who preceded her in death in 1959 then later married the late Arthur Alan Froebel. 

Gloria worked many years at the former Northern Tier Child Care, Coudersport.  She was a member of the American Legion, Potter Post 192.  She was well known for shooting pool and was an avid bowler.    

Surviving are daughters, Lonnie Jo of Coudersport; Lisa Joy Binkley of Holtwood; Leslie Jean Froebel of Buffalo, NY; Jamie Lee Waaler of Wentzville, MO; 11 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  She was one of 14 children; she had six brothers and seven sisters.

In addition to her parents and husbands, Gloria was preceded in death by two children, Jeri Lynn Houghtaling and Jeffrey Loren Froebel.

A celebration of Gloria’s life will be held, Saturday August 15, 2020 from 12-3:00pm at A & W West End Grill, 431 Route 6, Coudersport, under the outdoor tent.  The event will be moved inside the restaurant if it rains.  Please RSVP to Jamie Waller, 702-274-3456, by August 8, 2020.

A private burial was be held in Eulalia Cemetery. 

The family has entrusted the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home 210 North East St. Coudersport, PA 16915 with her arrangements.

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Celebration of Life
August 15, 2020

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
A & W West End Grill
431 Route 6 West
Coudersport, PA 16915

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