Gloria J. (Ferry) Pecora, 95, of Boston, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at home. She was born May 17, 1923 in Boston and was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Louise (Castine) Ferry. She was the wife of the late Samuel A. Pecora, Jr. who died September 29, 2016. They were married for 74 1/2 years. Gloria was a member of St. Patrick Parish in Christy Park where she also served as Eucharistic Minister, Usher, Lector, Ladies of Charity and Christian Mothers. She had worked for Union Cleaner's in Elizabeth Township for 15 years and was a volunteer at McKeesport Hospital for 21 years. Gloria is survived by her sisters, Lucille Angotti of Jefferson Hills and Estelle Beresford of Harrison City, 6 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Samuel Pecora, III, and John Pecora, and sisters, Cora Sites and Magdalene Doblick. Friends are welcome Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, August 13, 2018 at 10:00 am at St. Patrick Parish with The Rev. Thomas Galvin, officiating. Interment will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com