In Memory

Gloria Buss (Simons)

Gloria (Buss) Simons
Gloria A. Simons, 74, of Easton, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Easton Hospital with her loving family by her side. She spent several months at Gracedale for rehabilitation.
Born: January 28, 1938, in Wilson Borough, she was a daughter of the late Wesley and Beatrice Werkheiser Buss.
Personal: She and her husband, James M. Simons, celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on July 12, 2012. Gloria retired from Easton Printing Company, where she worked for over 25 years. Previously she worked for the former Snack Time and Mrs. Smith Pretzel Company. She graduated from Easton High School class of 1956. Gloria was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was an avid Elvis fan, animal lover and enjoyed playing games, especially cards.
Memberships: She was a lifetime member of the former Christ Lutheran Church, Easton and attended St. John’s United Church of Christ, Nazareth.
Survivors: In addition to her husband, James, she is survived by two daughters, Sherry Schissler and her husband Wayne and Sheila Burnett and her husband Joe, both of Nazareth; a brother Dick Buss of Phillipsburg, NJ; four sisters, Dorothy Clayton and her husband Kenny, of Wilson Borough, Marlene Yetter and Lucille Heimbach, both of Easton and Jackie Frack, of Allentown; six grandchildren, Jesse, Michelle and Rebecca Schissler, John Burnett, Elizabeth Burian and her husband Eric and Samuel Burnett; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Darryl, William and Arthur Buss and three sisters, Beatrice Weaver, Lorraine Coyle and Arlene Young.
Services: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, in the Strunk Funeral Home, Inc., 2101 Northampton Street, Wilson Borough. Call Thursday 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine. Offer on-line condolences at
Memorials: May be made to St. John’s U.C.C., 183 S. Broad St., Nazareth, PA 18064