Animals Pets 11

Gloria M. (Meckes) Digilio

September 12, 1938 ~ May 6, 2020 (age 81)



Gloria M. Digilio


Gloria M. Digilio, 81, of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, May 06, 2020, in the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest Campus. She was the wife of the late Michael A. Digilio Sr. who passed away January 25, 2017. Born in Jim Thorpe, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Blanch (Dotter) Meckes. She was employed as a seamstress for many garment factories throughout the area until retiring. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, Summit Hill and was a member of the former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Nesquehoning. She loved cooking, baking, watching her cardinals in the garden, and especially loved caring for her puppies. Gloria’s smile will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her.


Surviving are sons Nicholas Joseph and his wife Terry of Nesquehoning and Michael A. Jr. of Nesquehoning; a daughter Dorothy Digilio of Nesquehoning; sisters Pauline Oehlert of South Carolina and Shirley Mest of Bethlehem; and many nieces and nephews.


He was also preceded in death by sisters Edith, Loretta, Rudy, Jane, and Bernetta and brothers Earl, Charles, Harvey Jr., and Clifford.


A Graveside Service will be help privately at the convenience of the family. Donations will be accepted in her name to Carbon County Animal Shelter, 63 Broad St., Nesquehoning, PA 18240. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home. Online condolences at   

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Carbon County Animal Shelter
63 Broad St., Nesquehoning PA 18240
Tel: 1-570-325-4828

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