Gloria E. Tuchman

July 20, 1943 - November 16, 2013
Gloria E. Tuchman

Gloria E. Tuchman, 70, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Tuchman was born in Wurzberg, Germany to the late Karl and Barbara Norpel Zeller. She lived in Wilmington for the last eight years after retiring as a receptionist. She was of the Jewish faith. She loved gardening, knitting, and spoiling her grandsons.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father, Louis Kozlowski.

Survivors include two sons, Dr. Sascha Tuchman, and wife, Moriah, of Durham, NC, and Jordan Tuchman, of Washington, DC; two sisters, Barbara Elliot of Winston Salem, NC, and Shirley Risher, of Fayetteville, NC; three grandsons, Seth, Ezra, and Levi Tuchman; and Stella the cat.

The family will have a private service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be send to either the Duke University Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, DUMC 3079, Durham, NC 27710; or the National Wildlife Federation, PO Box 1583, Merrifield, VA 22116

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099

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  • September 25, 2022
    Levi Tuchman lit a candle:
    Lit since September 25, 2022 at 9:03:49 PM

  • September 25, 2022
    Levi Tuchman says:
    I will always remember you and you’re pancakes Gigi, I love you so much!

  • December 23, 2013
    Coleen Mahoney says:
    Please accept my sympathy on the loss of your Mother. Your Mother was a close friend of our family Ciccotti/Mahoney for many years. I was a teenager at that time. Your Mother worked in Denby's a local department store with Revlon Cosmetics. She was beautiful, fashionable and charming, everything any young woman would want to be. Equally important, she always made my sister and I feel special and remembered us at every holiday. We were blessed to have had her in our lives. Please know that she is remembered so fondly!.

  • November 21, 2013
    Paula & Miguel Sandoval says:
    We are so sorry for your loss. I only wish we had gotten the opportunity to spend more time with Gloria but in just the couple of times we were with her, she made us feel like family. She was funny and kind; and the quality of person she was is radiated by her children. I wish you much love in this trying time but know that she is at peace and will always be with you. Much love, Paula & Miguel

  • November 21, 2013
    Barbie, Kevin & Griffin Roberts says:
    Gloria was more than a neighbor, she was my wonderful friend. She was so kind and giving and she meant the world to us. She was so great with Griffin and she treated us all like family. We are so fortunate to have had her in our lives and we will miss her so very much. Thank you so much Sascha and family for sharing Gloria with us and for our Stella whom we will cherish.