Gloria Mautner Blum, of Boca Raton, FL formerly of Norfolk, VA , passed away on August 2, 2021. She was born on May 31, 1938 in Brooklyn, NY to Joseph and Sylvia Mautner. Gloria came to Norfolk when she was 18 yrs. old and was one of the first Traffic Court Docket Clerks. Shortly after she would meet the love of her life Sheldon on a blind date. Gloria was a part time Special Education Teacher’s Aid, and full time mother of 3. She loved travelling with Sheldon and they went all over the world throughout their 61 years of marriage. She loved to shop, spend time at the Casino, play golf, and enjoy good food with her Country Club friends, but most of all she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
She is survived by sisters Jackie Morse and Audrey Kline, daughter Susan Blum Geers of Boca Raton, FL, son Barry Blum of Virginia Beach, VA, daughter Marcie Blum Doolin(Wayne) of Virginia Beach, VA, grandchildren Megan and Ian Geers, Samantha Doolin, and great grandchildren Xavier and Harper, as well as many other family members.
Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Sheldon Blum and her parents.
A graveside funeral service will be held for Gloria at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk on Sunday, August 8th, 2021 at 10 am. If you are unable to attend services in person, a livestream of the services will be available below. Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed below.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to charity of choice.
The family would like to thank the ICU nurses and staff at Select Specialty Hospitals in Lake Worth, and West Boca Medical Center in Boca Raton.
Family and friends will be received at the home of Marcie and Wayne Doolin in Virginia Beach, VA.