Gloria M. Walker
1938 - 2019
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OCEAN PARK - Gloria M. Walker, 80, formerly of Saco and Ocean Park, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.  She was born Nov. 15, 1938 in Biddeford, a daughter of Raymond and Amanda (Goudreau) Cordeau.  

Educated locally, she graduated from St. Mary's School in 1953 and from Biddeford High School in 1957, where she had played on the girls' basketball team.   

On Nov. 23, 1957, she married George C. Walker Jr. in Washington, D.C.  

A devoted homemaker and mother, she had also worked for Peerless Insurance Co. as a claims adjuster. Gloria was an avid reader. In her 60s she returned to school at USM/UMA and in 2008 earned her bachelor's degree in social science.   

Preceding her in death were her husband of 38 years, George, on Jan. 23, 1996; and her grandson, Dustin Giroux on August 1, 2010; she was also predeceased by three brothers, Robert, Gerald and Paul Cordeau. 

Surviving are, two daughters, Sandy Gregoire of Portland, Carole Walker Lepauloue of Hollis, two sons, George C.Walker III of Bremen, Ga., Bryan Walker and wife, Carrie of Hollis; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.     

Visiting Hours will 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. in the Hope Chapel. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Biddeford on Friday at 10 a.m. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.


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Published in Journal Tribune on Sep. 24, 2019.
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February 20, 2021
I'm so sorry Grammy
I love you
chantelle gregoire
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February 20, 2021
I'm so sorry Grammy
I love you
chantelle gregoire
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February 20, 2021
I'm so sorry Grammy.
chantelle gregoire
Grandchild
September 28, 2019
Gloria I can't believe you are gone. I just saw you before my trip and yes per your request I brought you something back only to learn today Sat. you passed! Thank You for all the fun you brought to the lives of so many.

Rest now in God's eternal glory with your Family and Larry! I know you are just rocking the endless laughter choir in Heaven. You will be deeply missed! May your family carry in their hearts the knowledge of how much you touched people in life...what a legacy!
R G
September 27, 2019
Rest In Peace lovely lady.
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