GREENFIELD - Mrs. Gloria P. (Passardi) Marchegiani, 87 of 407 Countryside Greenfield, MA died Sunday November 11, 2012 at Baystate Franklin Medical Center. She had been residing at The Arbors in Greenfield for the past nine months.
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She was born in Monroe, MA on October 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 forty 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 October 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 are deceased including Garfield Passardi and Ellen Hubley.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Gloria Marchegiani will be celebrated Wednesday November 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM 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 www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Recorder on Nov. 13, 2012