Monday, September 18, 2017

Gloria Gaynell (Harless) Hollinger (September 9, 2017)

Gloria Gaynell (Harless) Hollinger, 89 of Greenville, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017. Gloria was born on August 16, 1928 in Greenville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Paul and Verona Harless of New Madison.

In addition to her parents, Gloria was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Daniel Hollinger.

She is survived by her children and their spouses: Nick and Joanie Hollinger of New Madison, Gary and Michelle (Hollinger) Cohee of Greenville, and Kevin and Teresa Hollinger of New Madison; her grandchildren and their spouses: Brent and Jen Hollinger of New Madison, Eric and Christy (Hollinger) Sarver of New Madison, Adam and Kami Hollinger of New Madison, Sean and Yolandaleah (Cohee) Olding of Liberty Township, Brian and Hannah (Hollinger) Arbogast of New Madison, Nic and Elisabeth (Hollinger) Rausch of Greenville, Jimmy and Ruth (Hollinger) Ragsdale of New Madison, and Ben and Sarah Hollinger of New Madison; 22 great grandchildren; 1 great, great grandchild; and her sister, Tamara Mote.

Gloria graduated from Palestine High School in 1946. She graduated from Miami Valley School of nursing in 1949. She married her childhood friend and high school sweetheart, Daniel Hollinger, September 11, 1949. They resided in New Madison for most of their married lives.

A private funeral service will be held at Oliver Funeral Home in Greenville; burial followed in the Greenmound Cemetery.

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