Gloria M. (Hoster) Monde, 84, died September 19, 2017, in her Cumru Twp. residence.

She was married April 23, 1949, to Gerald R. Monde, who died June 19, 2008.

Born in her Cumru Twp. residence, on May 6, 1933, she was a daughter of the late Reuben E. and Grace E. (Geibel) Hoster.

Gloria enjoyed flea markets, crossword and jigsaw

puzzles but most of all, family trips to the Jersey shore.

Her kindness, generosity and caring way will be with us forever.

Gloria's home was always open and everyone was welcome.

She was the loving mother to five children: Lois A., wife of Marek Kosiba, of Cumru Twp.; Gloria M. Monde, widow of Henry Guevin, of Temple; Michael R. Monde, of Md.; Theresa L., wife of Jeffrey Natale, of Muhlenberg Twp.; and Antoinette M. Desjardins, of Exeter Twp.

Gloria was also a grandmother to six grandchildren: Charlene, Melissa, Dante, Alexandra, Averi and

predeceased by Andrew.

There are also two great grandchildren, Vanessa and Dominic.

She is survived by two siblings, Raymond, widower of Virginia Hoster, of Meyerstown, and Catherine L. Bender of Reading; and predeceased by four siblings: Robert Hoster, LeRoy Hoster, Betty Krick and Marilyn Wixon.

Memorial services will be held Monday, September 25th, at 11:00 a.m. in Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 3300 Kutztown Road, Laureldale.

A visitation will be held Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services.

Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery.

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