WINCHENDON - Gloria V Fredette, born February 24, 1939, to Rosario and Mary (Davis) Charlonne, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 13, 2022, in Winchendon, MA surrounded by loved ones.
The last four years of her life she lived with a form of Alzheimer’s which progressed over time. She was cared for in her home by her loving husband of 64 years, Robert B. Fredette. The family would like to acknowledge Summit Elder Care of Leominster and thank them for helping him to make this possible.
In addition to her husband, Gloria leaves a daughter, Renee J. Connors and her husband, Patrick of Gardner, and a son, Brian Fredette, and his wife Judy of Winchendon. A son, Scott R. Fredette predeceased her when he was 17 years old. She leaves three granddaughters and eight great-grandchildren which include Heidi Fredette (children, Ivy & Deacon Thomas); Heather & Corey Fisher (children, Bryce & Elyse); and Aimee & Chris Beck (children, Jocelyn, Zariah, Odin, & Vera). She leaves a sister and her husband, Janet & Norman Roberts. She was predeceased by a sister & brother-in-law, Rosalie & John Roberts, and a brother, Kenneth Charlonne. She leaves several godchildren, nieces & nephews.
Gloria worked for 32 years at W.W.Cross in Jaffrey, NH in the quality control department. Gloria enjoyed spending time with family. Holidays were always so much fun and she would go out of her way to make sure these days were extra special for her loved ones. She especially enjoyed cuddling her great-grandbabies and was proud to be present at the birth of her oldest great granddaughter, Jocelyn 11 years ago. With her loving husband by her side, she enjoyed summer camping trips with family in Old Orchard Beach, relaxing in their sunroom, shopping, exploring different restaurants, birthday dinners, and playing dominoes with family.
Funeral services and burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude Research Hospital, 313 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02458 or stjude.org in Gloria’s memory.
To send an online condolence please visit www.stoneladeau.com.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home 343 Central St., Winchendon is directing arrangements.
Kevin J. Mack, Douglas M. Stone & Walter C. Taylor Directors