Gloria S. Mickavicz, of Taylor, entered eternal rest on Friday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where she was surrounded by her devoted family. Her husband, Leonard J. Sr., died May 23, 2011.
Born in Taylor, she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Marchak Miller. Gloria was a graduate of Taylor High School Class of 1955. She was a past parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church Taylor. A homemaker most of her life, Gloria was devoted to tending to the daily needs of her family and she was an excellent cook. Her family was the center of her life and she cherished each moment with them, and she will be dearly missed.
Surviving are a daughter, Gloria Pero, Old Forge; six sons, Lonny and wife, Ann, Taylor, Brian and wife, Lillian, Deer Park, Washington, Leonard Jr and wife, Cathy, Louis and wife, Laura, Kenneth and wife, Kimberly and Cord L., all of Taylor; fourteen grandchildren; Maria Pero and Anthony Pero and wife, Alexa, Kenneth and wife, Lisa, Natalie George and husband, Joe, Brandon, Brian and fiancé Kaylyn, Scott, Samantha, David and wife, Ann, Ryan and wife, Leann, Andrew, Bethany, Morgan and Brooke; two great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Anthony Pero; two sisters, Sue Palla and Anna Miller and a brother Edmund Miller.
The Mickavicz family would like to express their deepest gratitude to Gloria’s caregivers, Patricia Weber and Bonnie Cavanaugh for their love and support the past few years.
Family and friends are invited to attend Gloria’s funeral which will begin on Tuesday at 9:15 am from the Semian Funeral Home 704 Union St. Taylor, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Mary the Assumption Church at Prince of Peace Parish 123 W. Grace St. Old Forge, by the Rev. August A. Ricciardi, pastor. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Byzantine‘s Catholic Cemetery, Taylor. Friends may call Monday 4 to 7 pm.
To send flowers to Gloria's family, please visit our floral section.