Dolores Marie Gaglione entered into eternal rest Saturday afternoon, July 20, 2019 at the Spaulding Hospital in Cambridge, surrounded by her loving family.
She was 72 years of age.
Born in Malden, she is the daughter of the late Michael Gaglione, Sr. and Annette M. (Tammaro). Dolores grew up in Everett and attended grammar school in Everett Public Schools.
She graduated from high school from Our Lady of Nazareth, formerly in Wakefield, Class of 1964. After high school, Dolores attended a 2 year program at Carnegie Institute in Boston to receive a certificate in phlebotomy. She began her career as a phlebotomist at the Carney Hospital in Dorchester and later worked at the Somerville Hospital. In 1980, Dolores began working as a letter sorting machine operator for the US Postal Service. Over the course of her career she worked at the General Mail Facility in Boston and the Incoming Mail Center in Chelsea. She dedicated over 30 years of service before retiring from the Post Office in 2013. Dolores has been a long time Revere resident, but prior to living in Revere she resided in Medford for 30 years.
During her retirement she enjoyed playing at the casino and playing bocce on Revere Beach. More importantly she enjoyed her large family and she enjoyed being an aunt to her nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.
Dolores is the beloved sister of Michael Gaglione, Jr. and his wife Maureen of Wilmington, Robert Gaglione and his wife Lorraine of Peabody. Also lovingly survived by 5 nieces and nephews, Michele O’Donoghue and her husband Denis, Michael Gaglione III and his wife Kim, Lisa Crivello and her husband Michael, Pamela Lepore and her husband Joseph, Marc Gaglione and 6 great nieces and 5 great nephews.
Funeral from the Carafa Family Funeral Home, 389 Washington Ave. Chelsea on Wednesday July 24 at 10:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., REVERE at 11:00 A.M. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours in the funeral home Tuesday from 4-8 P.M. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.