She married Peter Quillinan in 1943, and together they had four children : Mark, Ann, John, and Lee. Peter passed away in 1955. Nine years later, Gloria married John Deru, father of five children: Jim, Steven, Linae, Tennessee, and Mark (Rusty). Together, John and Gloria had one son, Michael.
Gloria was a dedicated member of the St. George Catholic Church and was involved in many different charities. Gloria was a very loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by eight children, twenty-four grandchildren, and twenty-four great grandchildren.
A Rosary will be held Monday, January 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., with a Funeral Mass to follow, at the St. George Catholic Church, 259 West 200 North, St. George, Utah. A visitation will be held Monday, prior to the services, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m,. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd.,St. George, Utah. Interment will be in the St. George City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.