Gloria A. North, 86, of Girard, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021, at her home surrounded by the love of her family. Gloria was born November 18, 1934 in Canal Fulton, Ohio, the daughter of Archie and Dollie Mae (Hoschar) Schwartz. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Girard, where she served as an Elder, the Women's Association and Rebekah Circle. She married Gene North on May 19, 1956, and together they raised their four children. Gloria enjoyed antiquing with her daughters. She had a large collection of antique shoes, toothpick holders, biscuit jars, and snowman. She enjoyed camping and cabining with her family. She leaves to cherish her memory, her children; Elaine (Tony) Izzi of Akron, Mitchell North of Girard, Brian North of Texas, and Valerie North of Girard; her sister Mary Shafer of Cortland and 3 grandchildren; Erica (Larry) Shaw of Akron, Karl North of Girard, Matthew North of Cortland, and one great-granddaughter, Melody of Texas. Besides her parents, Gloria is preceded in death by her husband, Gene W. North, who died April 17, 2010, her sisters; Alice Lytle, and Judy Schwartz, and a granddaughter, Gabrielle. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a small family service will be held at First Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, February 9th at 1:00 PM. Gloria will be laid to rest, beside her husband, at Girard City Cemetery. Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy to the family.
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