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Troy, New York 12180

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Gloria Lorraine (Steeves) Dolan & Andrew Dolan Honor A Deceased Veteran

September 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am

September 2019
Gloria Lorraine (Steeves) Dolan & Andrew Dolan Honor A Deceased Veteran


Gloria Lorraine Steeves Dolan was born on August 8, 1930 in Moscow, Maine to the late Rex Stanton Steeves and Goldie Myrtle (Smith) Steeves.  She was the sister of Jean, Burton, Ray, Hilburn “Hilly”, Merle, Eleanor, Carl “Bud”, Shirley and Arlene Steeves.

Gloria graduated from Hillsborough High School in 1947, and later went on to a Secretarial School in Moncton.

Gloria enlisted in the United States Army in the Women’s Army Corp (WAC) on October 26, 1953 at Fort Williams, Maine.  She served as a Company Clerk and was stationed at Fort Mason in San Francisco, California after basic training. Gloria was the proud recipient of the National Defense Service Medal.  On October 25, 1955, Gloria was honorably discharged.  On January 23, 1956, Gloria reenlisted in Army.  Gloria became pregnant and on May 17, 1957, she was honorably discharged.

On June 26, 1956, Gloria married her husband, the late Andrew Dolan in Gorham, Maine.  Together they had four children; Andrew, Peter, Bret and Dorinda; and seven grandchildren; Andrew, Kristina, Bryan, Peter, Zachary, Bret and Britney.

Gloria worked as a Keypunch Operator for Gardenway (Troy-Built Equipment) Distributors.

Gloria was an active member of Mills Memorial Baptist Church and the Kings Daughters Church Choir.

Gloria loved being a grandmother and having all of her family together. She also enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and knitting.


September 9, 2019
8:30 am - 9:00 am
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