M. Gloria Christian, 88, of Selbyville, Del., died Monday, May 20, 2019, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. She was born in Washington, D.C., daughter of the late Charles B. Jr. and Mildred (Lenz) Campbell.
She was a homemaker and had previously worked as a bookkeeper. She was a member of the Swann Keys Ladies Auxiliary.
Christian was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Christian. She is survived by her children, Steven C. Christian and his wife, Ariana, of Mission Beach, Australia, Kathleen S. Stephan and her husband, Robert, of Silver Spring, Md., Valerie A. Watson and her husband, David, of Millville, Del., William V. Christian of Selbyville, Terrance E. Christian of Selbyville, and Mary Ellen Whelen and her husband, Jeffrey, of Ocean View, Del.; nine grandchildren, Bobby Stephan, Kelley Watson, Ryan Watson and his wife, Ashley, Kyle Christian and his wife, Katy, Chad Stephan and his wife, Alli, Cory Christian, Steph Watson, Sean Whelen and Samantha Whelen; and two great-grandchildren, Sadie Christian and Layla Stephan.
A funeral service was to be held May 26, 2019, at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville, Del., with the Rev. Dr. James Van Der Wall officiating. Burial was to be at Roxana (Del.) Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Roxana Volunteer Fire Co.; 35943 Zion Church Rd.; Frankford, DE 19945. Condolences may be sent online at www.bishophastingsfh.com.