Gloria M. Northam

Gloria M. Northam

April 14, 1942 – May 5, 2022

VISITATION: Wednesday, May 11th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by MEMORIAL SERVICE at 7pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Nebraska Humane Society or Henry Doorly Zoo.

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Gloria Mangiameli Northam, age 80 years, born to Salvatore “Sam” and Patricia Jane Mangiameli of Omaha Nebraska on April 14, 1942.  She lived in Northwest Omaha, Nebraska all of her life.  She attended St. Bernard Catholic School for elementary school and graduated from Marian High School in 1960. Gloria was in the second graduating class at Marian High School.

In her 50s she went back to The University of Nebraska-Omaha, and graduated in 1993 with a B.F.A.

A gracious person, Gloria loved nature, flowers, animals, music, and the Rocky Mountains in Estes Park CO which inspired her beautiful artistic talent.

Gloria volunteered at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Nebraska Humane Society, and was a sustainer for the Junior League of Omaha.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Salvatore and Patricia Jane Mangiameli, and her brother, Sammy Mangiameli. 

She is survived by her life partner, Michael S. Wepprich; brother, John (Debbie) Mangiameli of Omaha; sister, Patricia Jane Mangiameli of Charlotte, NC (aka called by Gloria and Patsy); sister, Carol (Don) Yuska of New Bern, NC.  She is loved greatly by many family members, cousins, and friends.



  • Mary Regan Posted May 8, 2022 9:02 am

    My condolences to Gloria’s family. You will be in my prayers for peace and comfort. May she Rest In Peace.
    Love and prayers,
    Mary Regan

  • Tracey & Jay Linden (Pedersen) Posted May 9, 2022 9:47 am

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Wishing you peace during this difficult time.

  • Annette Huff Posted May 9, 2022 2:35 pm

    I was saddened to read about Gloria’s passing. We had known each other for many years. She was truly a talented and nice person I always enjoyed her company.

  • William & Susan Mangiameli Posted May 11, 2022 7:06 am

    Sending love, thoughts, and prayers to the family. Our sincere condolences.

  • Ann Pacettie Anglin Posted May 12, 2022 8:53 am

    Rest In Peace my Classmate. Enjoy your heavenly home.

  • Kimberly Kangas Posted May 12, 2022 3:07 pm

    SO sad that Gloria is gone but I am grateful sh I no longer suffering.
    Always loved her sweet smile and BIG heart!

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