Gloria Rohr

Obituary of Gloria Rohr

Gloria Pagliarulo Johnson Rohr of Hilton Head Island died October 13, 2021.

Gloria was born January 8, 1927 in Wilmette, Illinois and was the daughter of Nietta and Dominic Pagliarulo. She was graduated from the University of Illinois summa cum laude with a BFA degree in Industrial Design. She was also Bronze Tablet and a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.

Her husband Robert Johnson predeceased her in 1956. She married Peter Rohr in 1976 and in 1983 they moved from Westport, Connecticut to Hilton Head Island. Gloria was involved in the interior design of St Francis by the Sea Catholic Church in Hilton Head where she designed the alter, the stain glass windows and the 14 Stations of the Cross.

She was an avid golfer, skier and proficient in many hobbies such as theater, art, writing and volunteering.

She is survived by her three sons: Douglas Johnson and wife Margaret; David Johnson and wife Barbara; and Ronald Johnson and wife Linda. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Also, Peter’s children: Peter, Albert and Susan Rohr.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis on November 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. with interment following the service. Donation in her memory may be made to St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church.  



Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Thursday, November 4, 2021
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church
45 Beach City Road
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
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