Gloria was born and raised in Honolulu and graduated from McKinley High School and Kapiolani Community College. After retiring, she started Hawaiian Patch, selling her patchwork quilts and other hand-crafted items. During her retirement, Gloria enjoyed each onstage and offstage role with Kumu Kahua Productions, but she was best known for her role as Myra of Bank of Hawaii's notable Harry and Myra commercials, which aired from 1986-1997.
Gloria is survived by her daughters Regina Tamashiro, Brenda (Dennis) Imoto, Vanessa (Paul) Miller, Jenny (Dean) Hazama, Celia Tamashiro, 7 grandchildren, and 5 great- grandchildren.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased