Gloria J. Cottone

Gloria J. Cottone
December 27, 1943 – September 12, 2019

She was preceded in death by her parents, Salvatore “Fate” and Laura Cottone; brother, Robert Cottone and sister-in-law, Kathy Cottone.

She was survived by her sister Sara Dietrich, brothers Louis (Barb) Cottone, Anthony Cottone; special nieces and nephews: Dawn (Bob) Sledge, Darrin (Amy) Dietrich and Lisa (Matt) Krumwiede; special great-nieces and great-nephews: Shelby, Carly and Sam Sledge, John and Emily Dietrich, Ben, Hallie and Libby Frazier, Lauren, Hayley and Matthew Krumwiede; Aunt Lucille Reynolds and Uncle Fred (Terese) Cottone; and dear friends, Connie and the late Ed Linhart; many more nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Gloria graduated from South High School and began her office manager career at Lee Sapp’s and at Kenworth Trucking. Her dream was always to open her own dress shop and accomplished this dream and opened up the Classy Lady Specialty Boutique at Countryside Village where she successfully owned for over 20 years. She enjoyed her time working at Marriott the last years. Gloria enjoyed life to the fullest, traveling, the casino and her family. Gloria was very much loved and will be deeply missed. We will carry your heart with us.

Family will receive friends Sunday, September 15 2019, 4-6pm, with 6pm VIGIL SERVICE, at the West Center Chapel. Mass: Monday, September 16, 10:30AM, St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.  Interment: Calvary Cemetery.



  • Helen kuhl Posted September 13, 2019 10:07 am

    Dear Sarah, Family and Friends, and Dear Dear Gloria,
    I can still see us as little girls in K thru 8th…. made fun of one of our sub. teachers a few times and were scolded for it… (naughty girls)… How I wish I could have said good by to you and let you know how much you meant in my life. I think we all knew how much we meant to one another… didn’t we Barb??? Those were the days on Gibson Rd, 7th Street and Bancroft School… You will be missed, my dear friend. Your long time friend, Helen…………………….. and Jon too.

  • Mike and DiAnne Cottone Posted September 13, 2019 4:13 pm

    Sara and all family. So sorry to hear about Gloria’s passing. Lots of great memories to have and hold onto. Please know she and her family will be kept in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Mary Cottone Johnson Posted September 15, 2019 7:06 pm

    I have many years of laughter,and during the sad times I will think of the all the memories we shared.

  • Mike lane Posted September 16, 2019 8:07 am

    Lou & Barb so sorry to hear of your loss.

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