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Gloria T. Sarno Jun 08, 1948 - Jan 10, 2020

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Gloria T. Sarno, died peacefully on January 10, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Gloria was raised in Chester, PA., and graduated from Notre Dame Catholic Girls High School in Moylan, PA. Gloria moved to Philadelphia in the late 1970's where she has since lived. Gloria worked for over 30 years for various agencies of the Federal Government and she retired in 2006 from The General Services Administration. As a member of both Longwood Gardens and Winterthur Museum, Gloria loved walking for hours, enjoying the beautiful gardens and landscapes. Keeping up with her in her walks was not for the faint of heart. Gloria loved the Shore, especially Cape May where she vacationed each summer. She had a passion for European travel, most specially Venice, Italy which she visited many times. She became quite an accomplished cook in her retirement, and she loved music and going to the Orchestra with her friend, Richard, as well as driving her prized Jaguar. Gloria enjoyed life, her family, and many friends. Gloria was always there to brighten the lives of others. She will be greatly missed.

Gloria was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Partyka Sarno.

Survivors:  Her beloved sister, Mary A. Sarno; She is also survived by many friends and especially her cousin Adell Kochubka.

Visitation: Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 9:30-10:15 am at Immaculate Conception of Lourdes Church, 21 W. 8th St., Marcus Hook, PA 19061.

Funeral Mass: Thursday at 10:30 am at the church.

Burial: Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood.

In liew of flowers memorial donations in Gloria’s name may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or to The Paget Foundation at


Service Location

Immaculate Conception of Lourdes Church

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Begins: Jan 16, 2020 10:30am - 11:15am

8th & Green Streets

Marcus Hook, PA 19061

Cemetery Location

Lawn Croft Cemetery

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Jan 16, 2020 12:00pm - 12:15pm

1000 W. Ridge Road

Linwood, PA 19061


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Lorna Rosenberg says:

Submitted on: Jan 16, 2020

Mary, I know that Gloria was ill for a long time and you were her devoted sister and caretaker. How lucky you are to have shared this special relationship. I hope to visit with you in the near future. May Gloria's life be for a blessing, most sincerely, Lorna Rosenberg and family

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