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Manteo- Gloria Finkbohner died November 19, 2013 after a brief stay at Colony Ridge Nursing Center. She was born August 8, 1931 to Ernest Meyer and Hedwig Kohl Meyer. She spent her early years in the Bronx, N.Y. and married Alvin Finkbohner in 1952. They lived in New Jersey and then moved to South Londonderry and Peru, Vermont where they raised their four children.
The Finkbohners relocated to the Outer Banks and have lived in Manteo for over 30 years. Gloria retired from Eastern National Park Service. She will be fondly remembered as a great cook, a kind neighbor, and a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Gloria is survived by her husband, Alvin of 61 years, daughters Gail Reichert (Peter), Janice McHale (Timothy), Linda Goslee (Robert), son Guy Finkbohner (Dawn), and five grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of her life, Sunday November 24th from 1 pm to 3 pm, 1033 Burnside Road, Manteo.
Condolences to the family may be expressed via the on-line register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com . Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.