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Gladys M Freeman Nov 22 1923 – Jan 19 2013

January 26, 2013 Obituaries No Comments

TELEPHONE PIONEERS OF AMERICA eBAY PHOTO 2013Gladys M. Freeman, 89, of Columbia, CT passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at Windham Hospital.

Gladys was born Nov. 22, 1923 in Willimantic, CT – daughter to the late George D. Freeman and Rose M. Freeman.

She is survived by a sister, Elizabeth A. Freeman and predeceased by her sister Frances R. Freeman.

She also leaves many former co-workers, friends; her Godchild Cindy Chernuk; special friends Deborah and Gary Reynolds and their daughters Amy, Danielle and Kimberly; her cousins Maryann Pirraglia and her husband John, James Murphy and his wife Linda; and neighbors Estelle Ouellette and Linda Ouellette. She cared about all of you, and you know who you are!

Gladys attended Natchaug School and Windham High School Class of 1941.

She worked at Southern New England Telephone Company from 1941 to 1977 and retired as an assistant manager.

She was a member of the volunteer organization, the Telephone Pioneers of America. She traveled the U. S. in 1951, parts of Europe in 1958 and with the Pioneer’s Club through the late 1980’s to the mid 1990’s.

She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Willimantic.

Gladys enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, the Red Sox and the UConn Lady Huskies.

Calling hours were Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at the Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson St. (Rte. 195), Willimantic followed by the procession to her Funeral Mass at St. Joseph Church, Willimantic. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery in Windham, CT.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

  • St. Joseph Church, 99 Jackson St. Willimantic, CT 06226;
  • or St. Joseph Living Center, 14 Club Road, Windham, CT 06280;
  • or The Saxton B. Little Free Library, 319 Route 87, Columbia, CT 06237;
  • or Columbia Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 26, Columbia, CT 06237.

Her family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the staff at St. Joseph Living Center for the wonderful care they gave Gladys. Arrangements were handled by Potter Funeral Home www.potterfuneralhome.com

Posted January 26, 2013

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