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Gloria Agnes Ayers

1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Gloria Agnes Ayers Obituary

Gloria Agnes Ayers, 93, of West Hartford, died peacefully at home on Friday, February 14th, 2014. Gloria was born on January 12th, 1921 in Unionville, Connecticut. Daughter of the late Gabriel Stephen Manyak and Frances Agnes ( Dziedzic ) Manyak. She grew up in Unionville and was a longtime resident in both Hartford and West Hartford. Gloria was an employee at G. Fox where she worked for over 30 years. Gloria was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who has always enjoyed the company of her family. Gloria has been living with her son Wesley and daughter-in-law Mary Ann who have provided the loving home that contributed to her long and healthy life. She was an avid reader, loved to share stories of her child hood, spending time with her family and was a caring and generous person. Gloria is predeceased by her husband Wesley H. Ayers Sr. of Hartford, her son-in-law William Martens of Granby and 10 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughter Emily Martens of Granby, her son Wesley H. Ayers Jr. and his wife Mary Ann, of West Hartford and her daughter Carol Frisk and husband Kenneth of West Hartford. Also survived are her four grandsons Wesley H. Ayers III and his wife Jessica, of West Hartford, who gave Gloria her adored great grandchildren Olivia and Gabriel; Jason Frisk and his wife Jennifer of Ludlow, Ma. ; Steven Frisk and Scott Frisk also of West Hartford and several dear nieces and nephews. Gloria will be remembered as a kind, gentle and loving person who would always go out of her way to help others, she will be greatly missed by her family. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday February 19, 2104 at 9:15 a.m. from the Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home 136 South Main St., West Hartford followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Church 872 Farmington Ave., West Hartford. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. For directions and online condolences please visit www.taylorandmodeen.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 17, 2014
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