A special birthday celebration was held at Gettysburg’s Transitions Healthcare on September 5, 2022, for resident Gloria Bauerline who turned 99 on Labor Day. The former Emmitsburg resident has been an Auxiliary member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6658 for over 70 years, serving in many different capacities, including chaplain and president. She is the last surviving charter member of the post.

Gloria worked in the Mount St. Mary’s finance office for over 30 years. She is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Emmitsburg and was active in their Sodality.

Twenty-nine family members and friends attended her party: Denny and Carol Martin, Robin, Jordan and Collin Dowling, Cory and Kaylee Martin, Gene Martin, Bruce Martin, Robert Henke and Kathy Staub, Mike Joy, Don and Bernadette Joy, Dan and Cindy Trout, Sandra Raines, Pam and Morgan Gigous, Julie Joy, Kevin and Teresa Short, Jean Joy Sanders, Joel Sanders, Tim and Debbie Valentine, Joan Tracey, Marlene Holt, and Debbie Hobbs.

Happy Birthday, Gloria!

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