Peabody – Cherished spouse, mom, grandmother, great-grandmother and buddy, Gloria Rose Sawyer handed away on November 7, 2022, on the age of 93, surrounded by her household at Brooksby Village in Peabody. Everybody who met Gloria couldn’t assist however fall in love together with her heat smile, pleasant persona, beautiful baking, and scrumptious peach pie.
Gloria was born on October 6,1929 to Daniel Otis Rose and Mary Frances Hodgins in Portland, Maine the place she lived all through her complete childhood. She had three older siblings: Mabel Frances, Agnes Emily and Daniel Otis Rose, Jr. who she adored all through her life. Throughout her senior yr at Deering Excessive College, Gloria met the love of her life Charles, who she affectionately known as Norton. From the second they met, Gloria and Norton have been inseparable and celebrated a outstanding 71 years of marriage whereas welcoming six kids into their household. They loved many hobbies collectively, together with enjoying golf, internet hosting bridge tournaments with their mates, and taking cruises everywhere in the world. They may all the time be seen on the dance flooring shifting effortlessly across the room particularly when songs from the Fifties got here on the radio.
Gloria made positive that household, mates, and animals have been welcome at her residence anytime. Many Sunday mornings in Topsfield, Massachusetts have been spent sitting round her eating room desk having fun with a do-it-yourself breakfast. Trickey Pond in Naples, Maine was a spot for her household to collect on the water and create reminiscences that lasted a lifetime. She was an animal lover and any animals introduced into the house by Norton or one of many kids have been cared for and liked; together with sheep, chickens, rabbits and canines. Of all of the animals over time, she held their canine Cuddles closest to her coronary heart. Gloria was proficient at needlepoint and sometimes created stunning designs together with many needlepoint Christmas ornaments.
Gloria is survived by her husband, Charles Norton Sawyer and their six kids: Charles Sawyer, Jr and spouse, Patricia of Charlottesville, Virginia, Daniel Sawyer and spouse, Donna of Scottsville, Virginia, Cheryl Krisko and husband Richard of Beverly, MA, Dana Sawyer of Naples, Maine, Julie O’Brien and husband Kevin of Topsfield, MA, and Laurie Hunt and husband, Timothy of Essex, Massachusetts. She can be survived by sixteen grandchildren and her thirty-six great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will likely be held on November 19, 2022, on the Mackey Funeral Residence, 128 South Principal Avenue, Route 114, Middleton, MA. Visiting hours are from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. with memorial service straight following.
If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations could also be made in her reminiscence to the Trickey Pond Environmental Safety Company, P.O. Field 417, Naples, ME 04055 or www.trickeypond.org. To go away a message of condolence, please go to www.mackeyfuneralhome.com.
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