Gloria D'Addio

Obituary of Gloria A. D'Addio

Gloria Ann Patton D’Addio Surrounded by her loving family, Gloria passed peacefully into the arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ, on August 18, 2020. She was born in Marion, Ohio to Leo and Adeline Patton on September 20, 1933. She is survived by one brother, John, predeceased by sisters Alice, Sharon, Beverly and Betty. Gloria met her husband of 68 years - Vincent “Jimmy” D’Addio, while they were both serving in the Air Force in Great Falls, Montana. After they left the service, they relocated to New Jersey where they raised 5 beautiful children, and were blessed with 10 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren with one more on the way! Gloria had a lifelong passion for reading and learning; a brilliant thinker as evidenced by her work in the Intelligence Department of the United States Airforce. She loved music, and played the trumpet in her high school marching band, and especially enjoyed singing, and always participated in the church choir. Gloria was talented in crafting, including sewing and crocheting. Gloria is survived by her husband Vincent, her children: Dr. Alexander D’Addio and wife Suzanne, Kathy Sosnowski and her husband Henry, Karen Shannon and her husband Bob, Maria Sonntag and her husband David, Andrew D’Addio and his wife Geri. Gloria was a loving and generous person with a big heart and was an amazing and doting grandmother. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy and she loved them more than anything. She got such pleasure spending time with her grandchildren: Rich Shannon and his wife Jenny, Jamie Rose and her husband Tom, Dr. Elizabeth D’Addio and her husband JJ Chojnowski, Dr. Suzanne D’Addio and her husband Adam Doroski, Alex D’Addio and his wife Kasey, Theresa D’Addio-Rossi and her husband Steve, Thomas Sosnowski and Mark Sosnowski, Jordan D’Addio and AJ D’Addio. A memorial service and interment will be private. Condolences may be sent to ingersollgreewoodfh.com. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations may be made in Gloria’s memory to the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration www.theaftd.org .
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