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Nydia Gloeckner

Obituary for Nydia Gloeckner

November 12, 1936 - August 6, 2021
Yardley, Pennsylvania | Age 84


Nydia Gloeckner, 84, of Yardley, PA died peacefully on Friday, August 6, 2021. Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Nydia was a longtime resident in Bucks County.
Nydia grew up in New York completing an undergraduate degree at Hunter College. She then went on to Penn State completing her Master's and PhD in Spanish Literature and Linguistics. She began her teaching career at West Orange High School and retired from Rider University in 2006 after 32 years as a Spanish Professor. She was passionate about Medieval studies, teaching, family and music. Throughout her life she participated in several choirs, as pianist and singer, with the longest at St. John the Evangelist Church in Morrisville.
Nydia is survived by her daughter and son in law, Lisa and Dan Dunn, along with her sister, Nylda Huslin, sister's husband, Ron, and their family.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Life Celebration on Wednesday, August 11 from 10:30 to 11 AM and to her funeral service at 11 AM at the Swartz Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave, Newtown, PA. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne, PA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations are made to the Westminster Choir College Scholarship Fund in honor of Dr. Nydia Gloeckner through this link:

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