R.J. Fahy Funeral Home

116 N Broad Street, Norwich, NY


Gloria M. MacDonald

August 6, 1925November 19, 2019

Gloria M. Rowlison MacDonald, 94, of Norwich passed away on Tuesday November 19, 2019. She was born in Norwich to the late Frank and Elizabeth Gould. She was also predeceased by her first husband, Robert Rowlison; her daughter in law, Sharon Rowlison; her brothers and sisters, James Gould, Richard Gould, Donald Gould, Vivian Vorhies, and May Gifford. Survivors include her husband, Harold MacDonald, of Norwich; her children, Christine and Keith Featherstone, of Cobleskill, Sandy Cook, of Norwich, Robert Rowlison, of Norwich, and Tom and Rose Rowlison, of Norwich; her grandchildren, Colby Jack Miles, Angie and Jason Pittsley, Jennifer and Carey Anderson, Mary Catherine Putman, and Kevin Scott Rowlison; several great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews, Janet Walters, Jolynn Burke, Darlene Gifford, David Gould, Billy Rowlison, and Michael Rowlison. Gloria held many different part time jobs throughout her life, but she will be mostly remembered for taking care of her family. She loved to go out for coffee, shop, bowl, play cards and bingo. She also spent time in the outdoors gardening and fishing. She was a devoted fan of John Wayne movies and a member of the Norwich Moose Lodge and Elks Lodge. At Gloria’s request, there will be no formal services. Her family would ask anyone wishing to contribute a donation in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association at https://act.alz.org/donate


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Jennifer Rivers

November 25, 2019

Very sweet lady with and easy smile! Prayers to her family