Gloria Posner Asrael of Columbia on March 31, one day before her 80th birthday. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Jill and Jeffry Borten. The eldest of nine children, she is survived by siblings Sandra P. (Stanley) Neuhauser, Merna (John) Galassi, Pamela Joy Posner, Ronald Alan Posner, Wendi Posner Grosshandler (Steven Grosshandler), Terry J. Posner Seidel (Eugene Seidel) and Gary S. (Joanie) Posner. She is also survived by sister-in-law Lea Posner and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by husband Aaron R. Asrael, a longtime lawyer for the National Science Foundation and a captain in the Naval Reserve. She was predeceased by parents Shirley (Smelkinson) and Leroy Posner; brother Neil Michael Posner and Aaron’s sister June (Asrael) and brother-in-law Joe Kimmel. She was a high school English teacher in Baltimore City, having studied at the University of Miami and receiving her B.S. from University of Maryland. Later, she worked for the United States Commerce Department. She had assistance by Companion Home Care workers and was a resident of Sunrise Senior Living of Pikesville. The family appreciates their care along with help from Season’s Hospice workers.

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