Gloria A. Mandeville
September 25, 1934 – January 14, 2020
Gloria A. Mandeville (née Gallant),85, of Manchester, passed away after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.Gloria was born in Manchester, the daughter Phillip and Tillie (Kuna) Gallant on September 25,1934. She grew up as the second of six children. In 1960, she married Raymond Mandeville, and the couple had two children. Gloria worked at Easter Seals and in the medical field for many years. She lived in Hooksett and later in Manchester.
Gloria was kind, generous, hard-working, and hospitable. She loved her family dearly. She was a gentle and elegant lady who loved fashion, reading, and crossword puzzles. Gloria loved being at home and was proud of the fastidious way that she kept it tidy. Her home away from home, the beach, was her joyful place. Gloria was selfless person and an encourager to others. She had many endearing and characteristic phrases that would point to her kindness and humor. One thing she would always say was, “You’re a star.” We will always carry her memory in our hearts.
Gloria is survived by her daughter, Gina (Floyd Flanders); her son, Craig (wife, Martha); six grandchildren, Sasha, Jason, and Kelsie Desfosses, and Colby, Calvin and Cameron Mandeville;one great-grandchild, Shaine Desfosses; her brothers Robert, Ernest and Donald Gallant as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is predeceased by her husband, Raymond Mandeville; her parents, Phillip and Tillie Gallant and her sisters, Elizabeth Zarakotas and Eleanor Daniel.
Visitation was held on Wednesday January 22 from 4 to 7 pm at the McHugh Funeral Home 283 Hanover St. corner of Beech St. Manchester. A Memorial Service was celebrated by Pastor Bruce Southerland at 6:30. The family has requested that memorial donations in Gloria’s name be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 166 So. River Rd. Suite 210 Bedford, NH 03110.
- Visitation Wednesday, January 22, 2020
- Memorial Service Wednesday, January 22, 2020