Gloria Marchegiani

Gloria P. Marchegiani

1925 - 2012 GREENFIELD, MA Gloria P. (Passardi) Marchegiani, 87, of 407 Countryside, Greenfield, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. She had been residing at The Arbors in Greenfield for the past nine months.

She was born in Monroe, Mass., on Oct. 21, 1925, daughter of Arthur and Rose (Franceschetti) Passardi. She attended schools in Monroe Bridge and graduated from Drury High School. Gloria worked at Deerfield Glassine in Monroe as an executive secretary for over 40 years until her retirement. She was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Church in Greenfield. Gloria enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

She was the widow of Bruno C. Marchegiani who died on Oct. 25, 2005. They were married on June 12, 1948.

Survivors include one brother, Arthur Passardi and his wife Rosemarie of Readsboro, VT. She also leaves one sister-in-law, Mae Passardi of Readsboro; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.

A brother and a sister, Garfield Passardi and Ellen Hubley, are deceased.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Gloria Marchegiani will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 221 Federal St. Greenfield, MA. Burial will follow in Village Cemetery in Readsboro, VT. There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Church; St. Joachim's Church; or Hospice of Franklin County in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message please visit


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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Nov. 13, 2012