Gloria Mary Rowell, 78, born January 10, 1933, of Mount
Jackson, Virginia, longtime resident of Quincy, Massachusetts, who touched the
hearts of many, passed away June 14 with her loving daughter Penny by her side.
She was the oldest of seven children of the late Earl Stewart and Mildred
She is survived by two sisters, three children, seven grandchildren, and four
great-grandchildren. Her sisters are Barbara Lam of Lake City, Florida and
Evelyn Audette of Braintree, Massachusetts. Her children are Ronald E. Ebitson
and daughter-in-law Dawnita of Garden Valley, California, Jeffery R. Ebitson
and daughter-in-law Shelia of Brentwood, New Hampshire, and Penny Marie Rowell
Shirkey and son-in-law Bradley of Mt. Jackson, Virginia. Her seven
grandchildren are April E. Hensman and Misti D. Davis of California, Jeffrey
Ebitson, Jr., Nicole Ebitson and Amanda Ebitson of New Hampshire, and Jessica
N. Shirkey, and Kristina E. Shirkey of Mount Jackson. Her four
great-grandchildren are Kyle Hensman, Kory Hensman, Clayton Davis, and Eleanor
Davis, all residing in California.
Gloria enjoyed helping others and being with her family and friends. Over her
life she had touched so many, she did make a difference just by her presence.
She will be sorely missed by her friends and family.
A service will be celebrated St. Marys Lutheran Pine Church, Mt. Jackson, on
Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Family will receive friends at the home of Bradley and
Penny Shirkey on Friday at anytime.
Burial donations maybe made to Dellinger Funeral Home, Mount Jackson.