Ilion, NY-Gloria L. Branck, 87, beloved matriarch of the Branck family, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2017, in the presence of her loved ones. She was joined in marriage Rocco Branck. Together, they shared a blessed union of 45 years, until his passing in 1996. They raised five children. Gloria will be best remembered for graciously hosting many family gatherings, which included lovingly prepared meals. She will be sadly missed by her family and leaves behind her children, Daniel, Carol (Boucher), Deborah (Hazelton), David and Rocco II; her grandchildren, Heather, Constance, Amanda, Erica, Leah, Danielle, Nathan, Timothy, Jonathan, Philip, Rocco III, Alexander and Andrew. She leaves behind ten cherished great grandchildren including a namesake; a sister, Mary Clark; a best friend, Mary Hoffmeister; a sister in law, Mary Branck and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Rocco; a son in law, Jerry Boucher; a grandson, Kristoffer and seveal loved relatives. Daniel J. Enea Funeral and Cremation Care, 5860 State Route 5 (near St. Mary's Cemetery), between Herkimer and Little Falls, 315-508-5250, is assisting the Branck family with arrangements for cremation. A celebration of her life will take place at the convenience of her family at a later date. As per Mrs. Branck's wishes, there are no services.