Born on July 24, 1934, in Phillipsburg, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Johanna Shoemaker Bellis.
Gloria was an RN at Warren Hospital for 38 years, retiring in 1995.
She was a graduate of Phillipsburg High School, class of 1952, and a graduate of Kings County Hospital of Nursing, class of 1955. She was a member of the St. Luke's Warren Hospital Auxiliary.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Louis Kardos, who passed away on March 6, 2001, and her sister, Joyce Bowers.
Gloria is survived by her loving daughters, Dara Lee Patton and her husband, Brian, of Allentown, PA, and Darcy Lyn Hahn and her husband, Mark, of Lebanon, NJ. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Quinn and Alana Patton, and Corey and Jamie Hahn, along with her stepgrandchildren, Sean and Shane Patton and Shea Rauch. Additionally, she is survived by six great step-grandchildren.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Gloria may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.