Gloria J. Hermes

ADRIAN-Gloria J. Hermes, age 88, of Adrian, died on December 19, 2017, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility.

She was born April 12, 1929, in Detroit to Victor and Helen (Colombo) Swantek.  Gloria had been employed as an x-ray technologist at Bixby Medical Center.  She enjoyed sewing, gardening, reading, fishing, ice skating and swimming.  She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and CCW.

In addition to her husband of 65 years, John, she is survived by her children, Anne (Patrick) Molloy of Naperville, Illinois, Martha (Alan) Alexander of Tucson, Arizona, Matthew Hermes of Naperville, Illinois, Julie (Dennis) Miller of Adrian, Sally (Gary) Oliver of Onsted, Mary (Kevin) Kucera of Adrian and Lori (Richard) Meisinger of Plainfield, Illinois; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lawrence (Elsie) Swantek of Macomb County, Michigan, and Joseph Swantek of Sterling Heights, Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Gerald Swantek and Robert Swantek.

At Gloria’s request, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on January 8, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Michael Newman                     as celebrant.  Burial of cremains will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul. Arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

A special thank you to Hospice of Lenawee for their care and understanding and a heartfelt thank you to all the people at Lenawee Medical Care Facility for their daily love they gave our mother while under their care.