Obituary for Gloria P. Vachon (Ricker)
Gloria P. Ricker Vachon, 84, of Country Meadows, Hershey, and formerly of Union Deposit, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2013, in the Colonial Park Care Center surrounded by her family.
Gloria was born September 23, 1928, in Hummelstown to the late Russell L. Ricker, Sr. and Ruth A. Yingst Ricker.
Gloria retired as a clerk for the Department of Labor & Industry, where she was employed for over 30 years. She was a graduate of Hershey High School.
Gloria was preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald W. Vachon on May 28, 2008; a sister, Betty R. Gagion; and a brother, Russell L. Ricker, Jr.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Y. Price wife of Paul E. of West Hanover Township; her brother, Melvin E. Ricker of Hummelstown; two grandchildren, Heather Ann Price and Jason Ryan Price both of West Hanover Township; and three great grandchildren, Brianna, Harley and Mackenzie Price.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 8 2013, at 11 AM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc., 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown. Interment will be in Hanoverdale Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Wednesday in the funeral home from 10 AM until time of the service.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hanoverdale Church of the Brethren, 577 Hershey Road, Hummelstown, PA 17036.