Gloria J. Mosebey Emporia, Kan., 61
Gloria J. Mosebey, 61, Emporia, Kan. died Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at her home after a long battle with metastatic breast cancer of the lymph nodes.
She was born on August 6, 1952, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Anthony and Amelia Fisher Sakis. She married Dennis Mosebey on August 9, 1980, in Garden Plain, Kan. He survives.
Other survivors include her daughters: Amelia Otto and husband Sean of Emporia; Ashley Robben and husband Aaron of Prairie Village, Kan.; and Annie Mosebey and fiancé Marco Moore of Emporia; brothers: T.J. Sakis of Palmer, Alaska; Paul Sakis of Meade, Kan.; and Don Sakis of Palmer, Alaska; and sisters: Rosie Sakis of Goddard, Kan.; Kathy Otoupal of Carlsbad, New Mexico; and Evelyn Cranmer of Wichita.
She wass preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Sylvia Sakis Pinaire.
She was a homemaker and also volunteered at Hetlinger and rest homes where she played her guitar for the patients and staff.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
She loved incorporating music and her church into her daily life. She conducted children’s programs at Sacred Heart, played guitar Masses, and participated in all parish activities in any way she could. She also worked before her marriage, and for a short time thereafter, as a paraprofessional at Sunnyside School in Wichita and at an elementary school in Waukegan, Ill. She loved all children dearly, especially those with special needs. She was active in the Sacred Heart Rosary Prayer Group, and along with a friend started Divine Mercy Sunday services. She lived her Catholic faith every day with a passion for her Lord.
Mass of Christian burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Emporia. Interment was at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic School and sent in care of Roberts-Blue- Barnett Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at robertsblue.com.