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Loretta J. Gaydos

July 25, 1942 — October 15, 2018

WINCHENDON - Loretta J. "Lori" Gaydos, 76, of 39 Brooks Road, died peacefully Monday morning, October 15, 2018  in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, with her family at her side.

She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on July 25, 1942, daughter of the late John and Cecelia (Ostrowski) Sudetic.  She grew up in Pittsburgh, where she graduated from Shaler Area High School.  She had also attended Slippery Rock State College in Slippery Rock, PA..  Lori moved to Winchendon in 1987.

Lori had worked in customer service for 20 years at Aubuchon Hardware until her retirement.  She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Baldwinville and was a member of Winchendon Historical Society and was a member and past president of Winchendon Gardner Club.  She enjoyed gardening, going to yard sales and attending shows at Mt. Wachusett Community College.

Her husband of 38 years, William E. Gaydos, died in 2002.  She leaves a son, Kenneth W. Gaydos of FL' two daughters, Laura L. Gaydos of Winchendon and Michelle L. Gaydos-Smith of Winchendon; a brother, David J. Sudetic of Pittsburgh; six grandchildren, one great granddaughter, nieces and nephews.  A sister, Theresa Sudetic, preceded her in death.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, October 19, 2018 at 10 A.M.  in St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1 Forest Street, Baldwinville.

Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon are Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 5 to 7 P.M.

Burial will be in Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to Winchendon Garden Club, PO Box 32 ,Winchendon, MA 01475..

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home

343 Central St, Winchendon, MA 01475

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, October 19, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Vincent de Paul Church

1 Forest St, Templeton, MA 01436

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