Gloria Julia Kearney, 92, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Turlock Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
Gloria was born on October 1, 1921 in San Francisco to Henry and Flavia Tortorich. For many years she worked at local Turlock retails stores including JC Penny, Mercantile, Jewel’s Dress Shop, and the Linen Closet. Gloria enjoyed traveling and went on many wonderful cruises around the world with her husband, Bob. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and she also loved animals, especially her cats. Gloria was a longtime member of Monte Vista Chapel.
Gloria is preceded in death by her husband Robert Kearney. She is survived by daughters Nancy Santos and Bonnie Dahlgren; grandchildren Dennis Roach, Rick Santos, Rob Santos, Jason Nunn, and Lisa Allen; and several great grandchildren. Gloria is also survived by her sister Adele Arnold of Foster City and several nieces and nephews.
A private memorial will be held at a later date. Any memorial donations may be sent to Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter at 2620 Ball Court, Turlock, CA 95382 or Turlock Historical Society at PO Box 18, Turlock, CA 95381.