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Gloria Frances (VanStone) Fall

July 23, 1936 – May 1, 2021

Gloria Frances (VanStone) Fall, 84, of Newark, Del., formerly of Hollidaysburg, died Saturday. She was born in Albion, N.Y., the daughter of Jennings and Mary VanStone.

She graduated in 1954 from Albion High School, and in 1957, from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing in Buffalo, N.Y. She then worked at Deaconess Hospital as a registered nurse.

On June 25, 1960, she married her beloved husband, Dr. Michael H. Fall, who predeceased her.

The family moved to Altoona in 1966, and later to Hollidaysburg. Gloria was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollidaysburg.

Surviving are her four children: Susan (Chuck) Bird of Flagler Beach, Fla., James (Brian Patterson) of Los Angeles, Calif., Peter of New York, N.Y., Patrick (Louise) of Rydal, Pa.; and five grandchildren: Chris, Lizzie, Ella, Ben and Ciara.

She was a sweet, kind, gentle woman who will be missed by all who knew her.