Gloria Edith DiMare

April 6, 1928 - June 25, 2024
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Gloria Edith DiMare

Mrs. Gloria DiMare, 96, of Rocklin, CA, died after a long illness on June 25, 2024.
She was born on April 6, 1928 in Bloomfield, New Jersey, a daughter of the late Peter and Julia Palmisano Centolella and attended Proctor High School in Utica, New York. In 1950, in St. Anthony of Padua Church, she married Vincent (Jim) DiMare.
Gloria was a proud mother, grandmother, and homemaker. A devoted wife, she traveled the country from Utica, New York to Sacramento, California with her husband, Jim, supporting his career while at the same time raising two children, Lesley and Philip. Gloria lost her beloved husband in 1985. Always a strong woman, Gloria continued her life as a mother and grandmother. She was overjoyed when her grandson, Luca Vincenzo DiMare, was born. A friend to many, she leaves behind a legacy of kindness and strength and will be missed by all.
She is survived by one daughter, Lesley DiMare (David Walter), one son, Philip DiMare and one grandson, Luca DiMare.
A memorial service and burial will be held Tuesday, July 2, at 11:00 a.m. at the Calvary Cemetery & Funeral Center, 7100 Verner Ave., Citrus Heights, CA.