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Gladys Moreton Dockery, 92

June 27, 1928–Aug. 8, 2020

Gladys M. Dockery, age 92, died peacefully on Aug. 8, 2020, at the home of her niece Ruth in Round Lake, Ill.

Born in Darlaston, South Staffordshire, England, to Henry and Annie May Moreton. She lived in the Wonder Lake/Woodstock area for 61 years and most recently was a resident at The Cottages of Fox Lake. Gladys enjoyed 20+ winters in Arizona with her late sister, Harriet. A member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Crystal Lake and All Saints of the Desert Episcopal Church in Sun City, Ariz.; former member of Woodstock Women of the Moose Chapter 364 and St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in Woodstock.

She is survived by a brother, John Moreton, in England; her niece, Ruth (late Robert) Cepuder; grandniece, Jennifer Thibault; grandnephew, Aaron Cepuder (Jen), and their children; nieces, nephews, and their families in U.K. Preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Tom; sisters, May (Bill) Pitt, Harriet (Stan), Joan (Tom) Moseley; and brothers, infant Harry, Eric and George (Betty).

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Gladys’ wonderful neighbors, the Bob and Patty Zieman family. Thank you to the caring staff of JourneyCare, especially her nurse, Debi, and CNA, Lea.

A memorial service for Gladys will be held on June 26, 2021, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Crystal Lake, Ill. Memorial services will also be held at later dates at All Saints of the Desert Episcopal Church in Sun City, Ariz., and St. Lawrence’s Church in Darlaston, England.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gladys’ memory to: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church 210 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014, or JourneyCare 405 Lake Zurich, Barrington, IL 60010.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Justen Funeral Home & Crematory in McHenry, Ill. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit, where loved ones may share memories of Gladys on her tribute wall.

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