July 12, 2024

Gloria Irene (Conti) DeAngelis


Gloria Irene (Conti) DeAngelis passed away on March 19, 2024, surrounded by her family, at the venerable age of 92. Born on August 7, 1931, in Providence, RI, the daughter of the late Anthony and Edna (Thatch) Conti. Gloria embodied the true spirit of kindness and joy throughout her life. She was the cherished wife of the late Harry Peter DeAngelis and a devoted mother to her beloved children, Debra and Steven DeAngelis. She leaves her niece Ann Meneghini and nephew Ernest Spaziano, Jr., and was also the loving guardian to her precious Shih Tzu, Annabelle.

Gloria's professional life was marked by over three decades of dedicated service as a Supervisory Teacher’s Aide at the Mildred H. Aitken School in Seekonk. Her well-being of children was a testament to her loving nature.

 Her zest for life was evident in her passion for travel, with summers spent soaking in the beauty of Cape Cod, winters basking in the Florida sun, and her eagerly anticipated annual birthday trips to Maine. These journeys brought her immense joy and a treasure trove of memories.

Music and dance were the rhythms of Gloria's soul. She reveled in attending concerts and musicals, embracing the melodies that brought so much pleasure to her life. Her creative spirit found its expression in the arts and crafts she adored, with painting being a particular source of pride and satisfaction.

Gloria's essence can be captured in the words loving, kind, and thoughtful. She approached every moment with a generous heart and an open mind, always ready to offer support or share a kind word. Her presence was a comfort to those around her, and her influence will continue to be felt by all who were fortunate enough to know her.

As we bid farewell to Gloria, we celebrate a life rich in love and kindness. Her legacy is one of compassion, dedication, and an unwavering commitment to the joy and well-being of her family and community. Gloria Irene (Conti) DeAngelis will be deeply missed, yet her spirit will forever remain a guiding light in the lives of those she touched.

Her funeral was held on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 at 8:30am from the REBELLO FUNERAL HOME, 901 Broadway, East Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 984 Taunton Avenue, Seekonk, MA.

Burial followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 550 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to the Vintage Pet Rescue, P.O. Box 194, Foster, RI, 02825.

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