Gloria J. Ricalde, age 77 of Ogdensburg, passed away on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her family.
Born in Hackensack to the late John and Vera (Landusky) Moreno, she grew up there before moving to Ridgefield Park and Parsippany, eventually settling in Ogdensburg forty-three years ago.
Gloria worked as a LAN operator for CNA Insurance Co. in Parsippany until her retirement. A hard worker, Gloria then worked for Sodexo at Sparta schools. Known for her amazing spirit, Gloria loved making students and coworkers laugh. Gloria was a giver, who never wanted anything in return. She was loved by all who knew her. She also enjoyed roller-skating, dancing, and spending time with her family.
Predeceased by her parents; her brother, August Moreno; and her infant son, Thomas John Ricalde, Gloria is survived by her loving husband of fifty years, Tom Ricalde; daughter Michelle and husband David Hauck of Stewartsville; and two grandchildren, Anthony and Jonathan Hauck.
A visitation for Gloria will be held on Friday, January 31st, 2020 from 2-4 and 7-9PM at the F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ 07416. A Funeral Mass will be on Saturday, February 1st, 11AM at the St. Thomas of Aquin RC Church in Ogdensburg. Burial in the St. Thomas Cemetery will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860.