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September 12, 1951 ~ November 12, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Gloria (Balaschak) Spindler, born on September 12th 1951, passed on to a better life on November 12th 2022, surrounded by her loved ones. Gloria took business courses at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and later graduated from the University of Maryland, Gloria worked as a project manager for Bell Atlantic for most of her life, and later worked in grants for the University of Maryland
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ethel and Andrew Balaschak, of Johnstown, PA and her younger brother, Robert. She is survived by two daughters, Nyssa Lenzini of Littlestown, PA and Erin McMillen of Greenville, SC, their husbands John Lenzini and Ryan Mcmillen, and six grandchildren: Isabella, Eliza, and Joshua Lenzini, and Adelaide (Kiser), Colin, and Arden McMillen. She is also survived by six siblings and their spouses: Joe and Deb Balaschak, Jim and Kim Balaschak, Jack and Charlotte Bowden, Michael Balaschak, Don and Carol Haynor, and Paul and Debbie Weidman.
Gloria enjoyed cooking, gardening,reading, and doing needlework. She was a member of Annie's Caring Crochet Club and donated many projects to charities. Gloria touched many lives and will be terribly missed, but her memory will live on through her handmade sweaters we will wear, recipes we will continue to use, and through pictures we have of the many good times we shared.
A viewing will be held on Sunday November 20, 2022 from 4pm-7pm at the Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, 79 J St. Johnstown, PA 15906. A funeral mass will be held on Monday at St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, 411 Power St. Johnstown PA 15906 at 11am Monsignor Balta officiating, interment immediately following at Grandview Cemetery Johnstown, PA.