Gloria A. (Mignone) Gagnon, 92, of Hopedale, passed away July 16, 2017 at the Countryside Healthcare of Milford. She was the wife of the late Lucien R. Gagnon who passed away in 2000, the mother of infant son Michael who passed away in 1952 and a daughter who passed away at birth. She was born in Milford, daughter of the late Pasquale and Antoinette (Mazzone) Mignone, and lived in Milford, Gardener, Bellingham and Franklin before moving to Hopedale in 1964.
Gloria is survived by sons John and his wife Karen (Vayo) of Bellingham and Michael and his wife Judith of Essex Junction VT, and, five grandchildren, Samantha, Rachael, Michelle, Jeff and Derek, cousin John Mazzone and his wife Rosemary of Dennis, and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by siblings Mary Ciavattoni, Lucy Tocci, John Mignone, Anthony Mignone, Nina Barry, Lena Wyspianski and Eleanor Bibbo. Gloria had been employed by Riseberg’s Clothier of Milford for many years and worked for Fenwal in Framingham later in her life. She enjoyed bowling and playing cards with her sisters and brother-in-law’s and was a member of the Sacred Heart Choir in Milford with her sisters Eleanor, Nina and Lena. Gloria was always most concerned with the well-being of her family and enjoyed cooking Italian food from recipes handed down by her mother. In her younger years she was an avid bowler and liked to play bingo. In her earlier years she enjoyed vacationing with her family at Hampton Beach New Hampshire.
The funeral will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 9 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford MA. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church on Hopedale St. in Hopedale MA. The burial will follow in the Hopedale Village Cemetery in Hopedale MA.
Calling hours will be held Friday from 4 to 7 P.M. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Countryside Healthcare Activities Fund 1 Countryside Lane Milford MA 01757