Gloria Jean Sterling

December 27, 1940 - January 28, 2015

12/27/1940 - 01/28/2015

Gloria Jean Sterling, 74, of St.Clairsville, OH died Wednesday January 28, 2015 at her home.
She was born December 27, 1940 in Wheeling, WV a daughter of the late Abraham and Mary Elizabeth Wheby George.
A devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Gloria was a member of Our Lady of Lebanon Catholic Church Wheeling.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Joseph, Edward, Saline, Robert and Herbert George; sisters Margaret Kosikowski and Mildred Hoskinson.
Gloria is survived by her husband of 57 years Bill Sterling, a son Ronald Char Sterling, Bridgeport, OH, her daughters Mary Jo Frank Grigaitis Gossett, St.Clairsville, Billie Frank Kenney, South Park, PA, Robin Angelo Skulas, Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Dawn Joey Maroon, St.Clairsville; her grandchildren whom she loved so dearly, Brady and Brian Gossett, Jessica Kenney, Abbey and Joey Maroon, Robin and Angelo Skulas; one great grandson Mackey; a sister Nettie Seidler, Wheeling, and a brother James Shirley George, Moundsville and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend Gloria’s visitation 4-7 PM Friday at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 204 W. Main St. St.Clairsville.
A private burial will be held at the convenience of the family with Msgr. Bakhos Chidiac officiating.
Memorial contributions in Gloria’s name may be made to Our Lady of Lebanon Church 2216 Eoff St. Wheeling, WV 26003
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victor sterling
8 years ago

Bill sorry to hear about Gloria.Me and Linda are done in McAllen Tx.for the winter with my brothers.See you when we get home.Love Vic&Linda

Robert Sterling
8 years ago

Bill sorry to hear of your loss, I believe you and I were in the same high school class.

Arthur & Marie Sterling
8 years ago


Sorry to here of your lost. I am the son of Desell Sterling, May our Lord be of comfort to you in the days to come.

Clara Fisher
8 years ago

Dear Billie, My most sincere and heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I am praying that God will give you strength to pass through what you are dealing with. Remember God’s comfort is greater than any pain in this world. I know it’s hard to believe that right now. I remember when I didn’t believe it but I am here to tell you that you will smile again and you will laugh and remember your mom and she will always be with you. God Bless

Kathy Merlo
8 years ago

Hearing this news just ripped my heart out. I idolized my Aunt Jeannie as a little girl and still do to this day! She is unlike no other and will always hold a special place in my heart! There are so many wonderful memories to share and all the laughs and good times we as a family have had. I look forward to seeing everyone to honor My Aunt and talk and laugh about all the wonderful memories we all have of her. She was one unbelievable and amazing women and Aunt and will miss her so very much! Life won’t be the same without you Aunt Jean!

Condolences to my Uncle Bill, and cousins Mary Jo, Billie Lynn, Dawn, Ronnie and Robin. Can’t wait to see you and hug you! With much love, Tony, Kathy and T.J.

Karen and Jim Martinek
8 years ago

I was so sorry to hear about Gloria’s illness and subsequent passing. I remember her as a lovely lady with a beautiful smile and laugh. Her family meant everything to her and I can only imagine how heartbreaking this is for all of you. Dawn, you were an amazing daughter and I’m sure that she appreciated everything you did for her. Take comfort in that. You have my deepest sympathy and love.

Jim and Shirley George
8 years ago

Jim and I loved Jeannie so much and will miss her terribly. We loved everything in her especially her laughter. She was such a good person and she loved her family and brother Jim dearly. Thank you Jeannie for being my “sister” for as long as you have been and will see you again some day. LOVE YOU.

Carol Shoemaker
8 years ago

My deepest sympathy to the entire family at this trying time.

Joe Kosikowski
8 years ago

Our love, prayers, and most heartfelt condolences go out to Uncle Bill, and cousins MaryJo, Billie, Robin, Dawn, & Ronnie. We are with you in spirit.


Joey & Karen Kosikowski

David & Annette Witchey
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with

all of you in this time of sorrow.

Sending our deepest sympathy.

8 years ago

sorry to hear about aunt gloria the joseph george jr falimy. and mary meyers