Gloria Ann Larson


Mrs. Gloria Ann Larson (nee Peno), formerly of Cape Charles and Eastville, passed away in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 12, 2021. Gloria was born May 21, 1931, in St. Albans, Vt., to William and Helena (Mayo) Peno.

After graduating from Bellows Free Academy in St. Albans, she moved to Washington, D.C., where she worked for the Voice of America and met her husband, Leon Morris Larson, a journalist.

In addition to Leon and her parents, Gloria was predeceased by her sisters, June Stearns (Walla) and Janice Massa (Angelo); niece, Mary (Massa) Myers, her husband, Steven, and their children, Jade and MacAlister. She is survived by four daughters: Tina Larson, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Laura Mulcahy (John), of Alexandria, Va., and Hong Kong, Ceri Danes (Mark), of Clive, Iowa, and Wendy Larson Carnemark (Jonas), of Bethesda, Md.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three nephews and one niece.

A graveside service will be held for family and friends, with social distancing and masking, at the Cape Charles Cemetery Monday, May 24, at 11 a.m. Arrangements are being made by Fox Funeral Home in Temperanceville, Va.

Memorial contributions can be made to Steven A. Myers and Mary Myers Scholarship Fund Trust, c/o Mark Massa, 7130 Old Farm Road, Littleton, CO 80128, or in the form of PPE to HCR ManorCare Potomac, 10714 Potomac Tennis Lane, Potomac, MD 20854.
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