Obituaries » Gloria J Broadwater

Gloria Broadwater, 85, of Millville, passed away peacefully at home on September 19, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Gloria was born in Millville and grew up in Wildwood, graduating from Wildwood HS, Class of ’51. She returned to Millville where she met and married her husband, Art in 1953.

Gloria was well regarded as a bookkeeper for several area businesses, most notably, the Millville Motor Inn and the Brewster Villa Restaurant in Vineland.

She also was a devoted volunteer for the Millville National Little League, running the concession stand for many years.

Gloria was a very active and longtime member of the Christ Episcopal Church, serving as their treasurer, playing the organ and head of the altar guild until 2017, after which she was made an honorary member of the guild. On September 29, 2018, Gloria will be posthumously receiving special recognition for her ministry and leadership from the Diocese of New Jersey.

Gloria really enjoyed meeting friends for daily early morning coffee at the Millville Queen Diner.

She is survived by a daughter: Kathy Wilson (Jim); 2 sons: Robert “Rob” (Virginia) and Michael (Denise); sister: Myrna Adamczyk (Jerry); grandchildren: Amanda Robinson (Josh), Mark Broadwater (Teresa), Chelsea Wilson, Ryan and Meghan Broadwater; great grandson: Arlo Robinson; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents: Charles and Kathryn; husband: Art; granddaughter: Rory Wilson; brother: Charles Comstock; sisters: Sharon Radley and Anna Belle Gandy.

A Memorial service to celebrate Gloria’s life will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11 AM in the Rocap Shannon Memorial Funeral Home, where friends may call from 9 AM. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Christ Episcopal Church, 225 Sassafras Street, Millville, NJ 08332. Written condolences may be sent to:, or