Gloria “Cookie” Jean Valovich, 70, passed away October 22, 2020, peacefully at home in Raleigh NC.
Gloria of Gary, IN was born March 31, 1950, she is survived by her sons, Christopher and wife Robin Chandler, Schererville, IN, Edward Urdaneta, Raleigh NC; daughter, April and husband Devin Koester, Effingham IL; 5 grandchildren, Donovan Chandler, Darian Chandler, Colten Adam, Sawyer Koester, Hazel Jean Koester; and best friends Trisha and Keith Fulp, Raleigh NC.
Cookie was full of life and energy, funny, loving, caring and thoughtful. Enjoyed many things, gardening, watching the eagles livestream and hatch. Loved hummingbirds, other animals, and pets, Sara and Oscar dog. She enjoyed bowling and Golf.
Cookie was employed part time at Home Depot. She also worked at Kroger and Food Lion for many years.
She was a compassionate, fun loving friend, that everyone enjoyed being around!
Cookie will be missed by many.
There will be a celebration of life held at a later date, for close friends and family.
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