Nunc dimittis: Gloria R. Werblow

July 27, 2022
Gloria R. Werblow
Gloria R. Werblow

Gloria R. Werblow

Gloria R. Werblow of Cary, North Carolina, died June 5. Born July 11, 1938, in New York, she began her carillon studies with Janet Dundore, carillonneur at St. Thomas’s Church, Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania, continuing with Beverly Buchanan, and she achieved Carillonneur status in the Guild of Carillonneurs of North America (GCNA) in 1997. She served as carillonneur at Calvary Episcopal Church, Williamsville, New York, from 1977 until 2020 and at the Rainbow Tower Carillon, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, from 1987 until 2001. She oversaw three carillon renovations—one at Rainbow Tower, two at Calvary Church—and was also handbell choir director at Calvary Church. She served on numerous committees for the GCNA, was elected to the GCNA board of directors in 1993 and served as president from 2000 until 2002. A concert in thanksgiving for her life was performed at Calvary Church on June 26.

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