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Gloria Lanz Schambach Simmons-Lawson

Gloria Lanz Schambach Simmons-Lawson
  • December 27, 1930 - May 10, 2017
  • Vernon, Connecticut

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“Sympathies to Darleen, Alan, and family. Know that she is still with you and your memories of her will always keep her close to your heart. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Kim and Dave Gold

“Darleen and Family - so very sorry for your loss - may the memories be with you forever. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: MARK HAUSER

“Gloria was always such a sweet loving interested in others. Since we live far from her, we didn't see her often, but when we did, it...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Willy & Sue Tops-Lanz

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. Gloria was always a gracious host when we visited my brother Alan & sister...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Patricia (Rocky), Ricky and Heather Napier - KY

“So sorry to hear about Gloria passing, she was a wonderful friend to me for many years I will always remember her and keep her in my heart She loved...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Joan Marie Cyr - Watertown vwx8p, CT

Gloria Lanz Schambach Simmons Lawson, beloved Mother, Grandmother and Sister went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 10, 2017. She passed peacefully surrounded by family. She was born on December 27, 1930 in Vernon, CT. She was predeceased by her husbands, George Schambach, George Simmons and Harold "Tom" Lawson, brother Charles "Chazz" Lanz, granddaughter Melissa Humphries and parents Charles and Lydia Lanz. Gloria is survived by her children Darleen (Alan) Humphries of Vernon, Doug (Donna) Schambach of FL, Jeffrey (Lisa) Schambach of Vernon and Jodi (Tyler) Champ of Vernon and daughter-in-love Michelle (Rich) White of MD. Her grandchildren Bridgette (Jaime) Rodrigues, Alona (Jenny) Humphries, Brett (Marie) Schambach and Brandon (Holly) Schambach, Cassandra, Kyle & Crystal Schambach, Trevor and Jordan Champ, and 7 great grandchildren. She also leaves behind a brother Edwin (Marilyn) Lanz of Ellington and a sister Shirley Lanz of Vernon. A Memorial Service will be held at the Apostolic Christian Church, 34 Middle Butcher Road, Ellington on Saturday, May 13th at 11:00 AM. The calling hours will be just prior to the Memorial Service from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Soldiers', Sailors' and Marines' Fund 1540 Sullivan Ave., South Windsor, CT or the Vernon Volunteer Fire Fighters Association, Inc., PO Box 951, Vernon, CT. Burial will be private. Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home has care of arrangements. For the online condolences and guestbook, please visit

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