- On October 13, 2020
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Gloria J (Steinkirchner) Merryman passed from this world on October 6, 2020. The wife of the late Milton E. Merryman was 89 years old.
She had 3 brothers and 2 sisters: Omar, Frank, Dorothy, Bertha, and Richard. Her children, Shauna Browne, Randy Merryman, and Laurie Zickgraf (Bill) cared for her in her final days as she bravely fought a battle with cancer.
She will be missed by her grandchildren: Billy (Stacy), Jennifer, Josh, Mary, Rachel, Autumn, Becky, and Sarah and her great grandchildren: Megan, Lily, Gianna, Logan, Julie, Max, Chase, Aaliyah, and Jade.
Gloria, known as Dude to her family loved to spend time in her garden, read murder mysteries, watch movies, and write in her journal. She became a member of the Presbyterian Church of Coraopolis after the Moon Run Presbyterian Church was closed. Gloria spent her time planting and caring for the flowers around the bell at the Coraopolis church.
Mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, wife, friend. She was a kind and generous spirit. Her fierce independence and sharp sense of humor will be missed.
As her time on this earth grew to a close she told her family that she had had a good life and she was ready for the move to the next world.
A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Presbyterian Church of Coraopolis.
Arrangements entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, Robinson Township.