Born in Walnut Grove, CA on September 10, 1921, passed away in Sacramento on January 17, 2013. Gloria was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Guido Pieretti and her parents Louis and Edith Giovannoni. She is survived by her son Michael Pieretti and daughter Vicky Plaza (Anthony), her brother Edward Giovannoni, sister Anita Giovannoni, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Gloria was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and wonderful friend for so many throughout her long life. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am on Friday, January 25 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Walnut Grove with a reception immediately following. Burial at St. Mary's Cemetery. Remembrances can be made to Walnut Grove Fire Department, or St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Walnut Grove. Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger, Funeral Director.