Gloria DeLugish


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Posted Online: March 01, 2013, 6:19 pm
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Gloria E. DeLugish, 87, of Moline, died Feb. 27, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center, Moline.
Visitation will be 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111 1st St. A, Moline, with services following at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Moline. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Church, Moline.
Gloria was born June 25, 1925, in Pike Township, Ill., the daughter of Francis and Sara Putnam Pfriemmer Meguffy. She married Morrie DeLugish on July 30, 1956, in New Orleans. He preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 1985.
Gloria was a portrait photographer for Warner-Medlin Studios, Moline. Her prior employment was at the former Hawkins Studio, Moline.
Gloria was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Moline, and the Sacred Heart Altar and Rosary Society and the former Edith Hans Circle of the King's Daughters. She was an active volunteer for many years serving various service clubs and organizations.
Survivors include many nieces and nephews, including Ken (Cathy) DeLugish, Bettendorf, and Beverly (Joe) Tringalli, St. Louis, Mo. She was preceded in death by a brother, Pat Meguffy Sr.
Gloria would like to thank all of her wonderful neighbors and friends for their support and assistance over the years; Donna Sallaz who has been caring for her beloved pet schnauzer, Mitzi Rose; Barb and Dick Curry; Diane and Juanita Weaver; and childhood friend, June Brodner-Frels.
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