Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother
Gloria E. (Brosseau) Waitt, 85, a resident of Fitchburg, died Saturday, Dec. 12, in HealthAlliance Leominster Hospital, after an illness.
Her husband of 60 years, David W. Waitt Sr., died in 2016.
She leaves one son, David W. Waitt Jr. and his wife Rose of Gardner, MA; a daughter, Debra Hills and her husband John of New Ipswich, NH; one granddaughter, Crystal Waitt of Worcester; a Step-grandson, Kevin J. Connolly of Leominster; two great-grandsons, Ilaan and Giovanni Narcisse of Worcester, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four brothers and two sisters.
Gloria had many different jobs in life, as she always enjoyed trying something new. She
was employed at Anwelt Shoe Co. for many years as an assembler.
She was a member of St. Leo’s Parish in Leominster and was a member of the Fitchburg Senior Center.
Gloria loved life and had a sweet soul that everybody who met her loved. She loved being around people and people loved being around her. Especially her family, who truly adored her. Gloria loved to play the slots at casinos more than anything. She made at least 20 trips to Las Vegas with her late husband, Dave. She also went to Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods on many occasions with her son and daughter.
She was born in Fitchburg, MA, on March 27, 1935, a daughter of the late Levi S., and Ethel J. (Dame) Brosseau and lived in this area all of her life.
Gloria’s funeral will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 12 noon from the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water St., Fitchburg, with a Mass at St. Leo’s Church, 108 Main St., Leominster, MA.
Calling hours will be private.
Burial will follow in St. Leo’s Cemetery, 360 Lancaster St., Leominster, MA
Social distancing and wearing of masks are required.
John F. Masciarelli, Walter C. Taylor funeral directors.
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