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Wanda Lou Gorman

November 27, 1938 — October 1, 2023


GORMAN, Wanda Lou, beloved mother, sister, and friend, passed away peacefully on October 1, 2023, in her Kettering, Ohio residence at the age of 84. She was born on November 27, 1938, in Washington Courthouse, Ohio, to Lawrence and Jane Pollard.


Wanda lived a fulfilling life dedicated to her family and her home. As a devoted homemaker, she lovingly cared for her two sons, Ricky and Bobby, instilling in them the values of love, compassion, and resilience. Wanda's warm smile, infectious laughter, and nurturing presence were constants in the lives of her loved ones.


She found joy in simple pleasures, such as tending to her beautiful flower beds and exploring the world through her many travels, particularly her cherished trips to Hawaii and San Francisco. Wanda took great pride in her appearance, always ensuring her hair was impeccably styled every Thursday.


Wanda's gentle spirit and unwavering love will forever be remembered by her surviving sons, Ricky (Pam) Kimmey and Bobby (Renita) Kimmey. She was a devoted sister to Mary Jane (Carlton) Curie, Jack (Millie) Pollard, and Dick (Diana) Pollard and a caring friend to Sara Lee, Sherri Olwine, and Evelyn Herrman. Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Gorman, her parents, Lawrence and Jane Pollard, and her sister, Lila Pollard.


Wanda's legacy extends to the numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren who were blessed to have her as a constant source of love and guidance. Her memory will be cherished by all who knew her.


The family invites friends and loved ones to join them in celebrating Wanda's remarkable life. At a service to be held at David's Cemetery mausoleum Wednesday October 18th, 2023 at 11 am, with visitation thirty minutes prior. 


As we mourn the loss of Wanda Lou Gorman, let us also celebrate the beautiful life she lived, the love she shared, and the memories she leaves behind. May her soul find eternal peace, and may we find comfort in our cherished recollections of her vibrant spirit.


"Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy." - Eskimo Proverb

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

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