Bergeron, Gloria R. (Cleveland)

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Gloria R. Bergeron, 85, of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at her home. 

She was born April 25, 1927 in Mechanic Falls, ME, to the late Roy and Mary Jefferson; and was also preceded in death by three sisters; one brother; her husband, Roland G. Bergeron; and a daughter, Sandra Timmerman.

Mrs. Bergeron had lived in Cleveland since 1953. Her husband had worked at Bowater Paper Company. She dedicated her life doing various volunteer work. She was a scout leader, and a leader for many years with Junior League Bowling. For many years she was actively involved with her church St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church. She served as secretary of Ways and Means along with being president of St. Therese Alter Society. A white elephant store was opened for the poor under her direction. She was a Bradley Memorial Hospital Volunteer for five years. She also worked with Progress for People taking care of the needs of 26 families in the surrounding area. She became the second president of the L.O.E. and served a period of two years. She also served as a member of the board of directors of the Cleveland Boys Club. She also loved animals and was a member of the National Animal Society for many years. Recently she wanted to help the Ark of Cleveland, a wonderful organization. After the death of her daughter, her grandsons became her life. She loved people and helped whenever she could. 

She is survived by three grandsons, Chad and Adam Timmerman of Cleveland and Shaun Timmerman of Knoxville; two great-grandsons, Brandon and Joshua Timmerman also of Knoxville; one nephew, Edward Small of Raleigh, NC; and two nieces, Starr Almond of Sanford, ME and Pamela Taylor of Danvers, MA.

There will be no services at this time. 

Donations may be made to St. Therese of Liseiux Catholic Church Building Fund, 900 Clingan Ridge Dr. NW, Cleveland, TN 37312 or The Ark of Cleveland, Inc. PO Box 2667, Cleveland, TN. 

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements. 

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