Gloria A. “Dori” Hummel, age 87, formerly of Dunkirk, died Wednesday May 27, 2020 at Swiss Village Retirement Community, Berne. Born in Canton, Ohio on August 28, 1932, she lived with her family in Massillon, Ohio and then in Muncie from 1977-1982. She moved to Alabama before coming to Dunkirk in 1993. Gloria was a homemaker and had worked for The Hoover Company, McClain IGA, and Sallie Mae. She was a member of Dunkirk Calvary United Methodist Church, loved her family, and was very proud of her grandchildren.
Survivors include her son: Tim Hummel (wife: Lisa), Dunkirk; brother: Robert “Nick” Whitmer (wife: Donna), Plymouth; three grandchildren: William Cameron Hummel (wife: Julie), Florence, KY, Paige J. Hummel (husband: Anthony), Speedway, and Aaron Friar (wife: Joni), Sacramento, CA; four great-grandchildren: Kate, Brooke, Jack, and Tamsen.
She is preceded in death by her husband of thirty-three years, William Carl Hummel; daughter: Debra Friar; parents: William E. & Isabel (Barker) Whitmer, and sister: Marilyn “Mimi” Heighway.
Private graveside services will be held at North Canton Cemetery, North Canton, Ohio. Burial will follow.
Memorials may be sent to Jay County Cancer Society, P.O. Box 614, Portland, IN 47371 or Calvary United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 233, Dunkirk, IN 47336.
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