Gloria Mae Rugan
March 4, 1938 – June 6, 2018
MILFORD - Gloria M. Rugan, 80, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away June 6, 2018, at her residence, with her loving family by her side. She was born March 4, 1938, in Old Town, a daughter of Lionel and Etta (Fogarty) Dubay. She was a 1956 graduate of Old Town High School, where she excelled at softball and was awarded the Babe Ruth Award her senior year. On May 17, 1958, she and Terry Rugan were married and just a few weeks ago celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Gloria spent her life as a homemaker, and will be remembered as an excellent cook and baker. Her pecan pie was simply the best. She also volunteered at Sunday school for more than 20 years. She is survived her loving family: husband, Terry; four children, Cully Rugan and his wife, Patricia, Lea Ann Kitchen and her husband, Greg, Rana Riva and her husband, Jeff, and Nan Voisine and her husband, Chris; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Geneva Walters; sister-in-law, Coral Dubay; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by eight brothers, Arthur, Charles, Albert, William, Walter, Ernest, Robert and Louis Dubay; and two sisters, Emma Carey and Margaret Carey. A memorial service will be conducted June 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Milford with Pastor Karen Dresser, officiating. A luncheon will follow in the church undercroft. Private interment will be at Milford Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 383 US Route 1, Suite #26, Scarborough, ME 04074, www.alz.org.
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June 9, 2018
I remember being made to feel like I was one of the family whenever I stayed at the Rugan house. Gloria was a wonderful, kind, loving and caring woman. Simply put, she was one of the best and I loved her. To the Rugan family: I am so sorry for your loss. She was a remarkable woman and she will be greatly missed. Sending thoughts and prayers to you all.