MEERS - Gloria Jean, 74, of Milton, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Halifax Infirmary on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Born in Milton, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Emma (Faulkner) Manthorne. Gloria attended the Camp Hill School for Nursing Assistants, graduating in 1963 and worked in Ontario before returning to Halifax retiring from the Halifax Infirmary. She was a member of the Milton Christian Church, Disciples of Christ and the Queens General Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of the “Crafty Critters” and enjoyed all crafts especially crocheting and quilting. She was also well known for her pickles. Gloria is survived by her son Edward of Edmonton; her granddaughter Enya; her sisters Elsie (Merrill) Stafford of Bridgewater, Helen Nickerson of Beaverbank, Marjorie Randall of Bridgewater; Her brother Brian (Phyllis) of Milton and her sister-in-law Bertha Manthorne of Liverpool and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law Phyllis and Lester Moore; her brother and sister-in-law Hector and Betty Manthorne, brothers Edward and Eric and brothers-in-law Earl Nickerson and Lawrence Randall. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A graveside memorial service will be held Friday, October 27, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in Milton Community Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Queens General Hospital Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com.