Gloria Jean Madden, 78
Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother
Lunenburg-Gloria J. (LeBlanc) Madden, 78, of Lunenburg, died peacefully on Saturday May 15, 2021 in HealthAlliance Hospital after an illness.
Gloria was born in Fitchburg on July 19, 1942 a daughter of the late Edgar and Gertrude (Holman) LeBlanc. Her beloved husband Kenneth P. Madden (her king) died in 1999.
Gloria will be forever remembered and missed dearly by her 5 children, Brenda Batchelor of Lunenburg, Theresa Sanderson of Colorado, Kenneth Madden Jr. of Fitchburg, Kelly Rego of Sterling and Katrina Nudd of Derry, NH; 4 sisters, Dolores Whelan of Leominster, Sheila Vallencourt of Lunenburg, Judith Keen of Texas, and Donna Sheridan of Greenfield; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Gloria was predeceased by her son, Brian Allen, Sr. in 2012 and her brother, Edgar LeBlanc Jr. in 1982.
Gloria was a longtime member of St. Boniface Church in Lunenburg. She was a kind, gentle soul who would help anyone in a time of need. She was one of a kind with her outrageous humor and unintentional jokes. Once you met her, you would never forget her.
Gloria was an avid animal lover who enjoyed the ocean, storytelling, and listening to Elvis. In her younger years, she most enjoyed her weekend adventures yard sailing with her mother and two daughters. Although Gloria worked several jobs through out her life, she was truly dedicated to raising her family. She especially loved her visits from her granddaughter Bonnie and reminiscing about the good old days.
Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. The Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 763 Massachusetts Ave. Lunenburg is honored to be directing the arrangements.
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John F. Masciarelli and James M. Hebert, Funeral Directors
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