Gloria Ann Redmond Bankhead, age 81 of Merrittstown, PA passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born on February 7, 1939 in Albany, PA a daughter of Leroy Redmond, Sr. and Myrtle May Aldridge Redmond.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her children: Joyce Ann Shumar, James Campbell Jr.; siblings: Edna, Leroy, Duane, Mary, Dorothy, Charles, Robert, Betty Lou and Sandra; great granddaughter, Shanna Renee Daugherty.
She is survived by her husband, Charles Bankhead; children: Betty Ann Childers and her fiancée, William Mauser of Uniontown, Barbara King of Republic, Sandy K. Gumro and her fiancée David Gumro of Republic; 9 grandchildren: Linda Shumar Doss, Beverly Shumar Daugherty, Julie Marie Childers, Roxanne Childers, Christina Marie Murphy, Terry Lee Murphy, Bethany Marie Gumro, Ashly Nicole Gumro, David Hornick; 9 great grandchildren; brother, Earl James (Butch) Redmond; many nieces and nephews.
Gloria’s family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Kish-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 19 Legion Street, Republic, PA where her funeral service will be held at Noon on Monday with Bishop Swope, officiating. Interment will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA.
Memorial contributions can be made payable to the funeral home.
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