Gloria A. Poulin of Ahwatukee Foothills, 86, born Sept. 10, 1926, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, passed away May 2. She devoted her life, love and energy to her family and raised her children instilling virtues and values.

She epitomized the message from 1 Corinthians 13. She was patient, she was kind, and her love NEVER failed! Everyone who knew her adored her. She will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts.

Gloria was preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald Poulin, and daughter, Michelle Pickens (Gabriella). She is survived by four children: Christopher Poulin (Angela Poulin, deceased), Denise Wells (Christopher ‘Kit’ Wells), Donna Branstetter and Colette Nolan (Jack Nolan); and seven grandchildren: Kristine Sidel (Alex Sidel), Lauren Branstetter, Jack Nolan Jr., Robert Branstetter Jr., Nicholas Nolan, Katelynn Nolan and Haleigh Branstetter.

Family and friends are welcome to celebrate her life with services at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 16 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 3550 E. Knox Road. A reception will immediately follow at the Wells home, 16446 S. 1st Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85045.

• Beverly Stidham, (480) 898-7924 or bstidham@ahwatukee.com.

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