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Gloria Janesik

August 29, 1925 - April 27, 2014
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Gloria Marinaro Janesik Gloria Janesik, 88, passed away on Sunday, April 27. She was the daughter of the late Alessandro and Carmela (Grappoccio) Marinaro. Mrs. Janesik was predeceased by her husband Chief Master Sergeant Stanley R. Janesik, who died in 1993. Born in New York City, Mrs. Janesik settled in Las Vegas permanently 40 years ago, following her husband's retirement after serving at Nellis Air Force base. He was a lifelong member of the U.S. Air Force and the couple lived throughout the United States as well as at Bitburg Air Base, Bitberg, Germany. Throughout her life, Mrs. Janesik was active as a volunteer. She served as a nurse's aid and volunteered at many Air Force base hospitals, including Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ. At Nellis, she was a volunteer at the base pharmacy for 25 years. She was a member of the Air Force Sergeants Associations and had served as its membership chair. In 2000, she was named the association's "Volunteer of the Year." She also served as president of the Air Force Sergeants Associations Auxiliary. She is credited with naming the Nellis base chapel, "Our Lady of the Skies." A parishioner of Prince of Peace Roman Catholic church, Mrs. Janesik was also involved in volunteer church activities there. Mrs. Janesik was predeceased by a sister, Celestine (Jessie) Parisi, and a brother, Francis Marinaro. She is survived by a daughter, Gloria Janesik Wilson; a grandson, Sean Flaathen;...
Gloria Marinaro Janesik

Gloria Janesik, 88, passed away on Sunday, April 27. She was the daughter of the late Alessandro and Carmela (Grappoccio) Marinaro. Mrs. Janesik was predeceased by her husband Chief Master Sergeant Stanley R. Janesik, who died in 1993.

Born in New York City, Mrs. Janesik settled in Las Vegas permanently 40 years ago, following her husband's retirement after serving at Nellis Air Force base. He was a lifelong member of the U.S. Air Force and the couple lived throughout the United States as well as at Bitburg Air Base, Bitberg, Germany.

Throughout her life, Mrs. Janesik was active as a volunteer. She served as a nurse's aid and volunteered at many Air Force base hospitals, including Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ. At Nellis, she was a volunteer at the base pharmacy for 25 years.

She was a member of the Air Force Sergeants Associations and had served as its membership chair. In 2000, she was named the association's "Volunteer of the Year." She also served as president of the Air Force Sergeants Associations Auxiliary.

She is credited with naming the Nellis base chapel, "Our Lady of the Skies."

A parishioner of Prince of Peace Roman Catholic church, Mrs. Janesik was also involved in volunteer church activities there.

Mrs. Janesik was predeceased by a sister, Celestine (Jessie) Parisi, and a brother, Francis Marinaro.

She is survived by a daughter, Gloria Janesik Wilson; a grandson, Sean Flaathen; a sister, Mildred Priola; a brother, Alex Marinaro; many nieces, nephews, as well as great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation is Thursday, May 1, between the hours of 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm, at Palm Downtown Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., Las Vegas.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 2, beginning at 9:30 am, at Prince of Peace R.C. Church, 5485 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas.
Arrangements under the direction of Palm Downtown Mortuary, Las Vegas, NV.

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