Gloria A. Nass, age
92 of Chesterton, IN and formerly of Tinley Park, IL passed away on Tuesday,
October 3, 2017 in Valparaiso, IN. She was born on August 29, 1925 in
Chicago, IL to Joseph and Stella (Baltrusates) Janicki.
She is survived by
her sons, William (Jonnie Lee) Jeffries of Chesterton, IN and David (Oneida)
White of Chicago, IL; grandchildren, Karen (Rick) Camerano, Robert (Tracy)
Jeffries, Julie White, Jannon Jeffries and Jayson (Renee) Jeffries and
great-grandchildren, Anthony, Autumn, Brooklyn, Leila and Jalen; former
husband Peter White, and half sister Gladys Pratscher.
She was preceded in
death by her parents, husbands, William E. Jeffries, Thomas D’Amico and
James Nass and brother, Richard Janicki.
Gloria was a
Democratic election judge for many years and worked as a switchboard
operator during WWII. She owned her own business doing electrolysis and
enjoyed making pine cone wreaths and crosses. She loved all animals,
especially cats and every cat she had was named Mitzie. While living with
Bill and Jonnie Lee, she enjoyed going to St. Agnes Senior Center in
will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at Brady-Gill
Funeral Home, 16600 Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL, 60477, with Pastor
Steven Lange officiating.
Visitation will be
from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Cremation
services will be provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, IN.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude
Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com