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Gladys (Williams) Dellaghelfa

April 13, 1925 — June 9, 2020

Torrington, CT

Gladys (Williams) Dellaghelfa, 95, of Torrington, CT, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at her residence.  She was the beloved wife of the late John Dellaghelfa.

Gladys was born April 13, 1925, in Burnsville, NC, the daughter of the late Marion and Addie (Williams) Phillips.  A devout Christian, she was honored as the First United Methodist Church Woman of the Year in 2019.  She enjoyed working in her vegetable garden, cooking and quilting.  Always willing to help others, Gladys also found great joy in attending luncheons and outings with her family and friends.

She is survived by one daughter, Deborah Richardson; two sisters, Laura Cooper and Lucille Hunter both of North Carolina; three grandsons, Joshua, Jeremy and his wife Melissa, John Bredickas, and two great grandsons, Noah and Jackson Bredickas.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lee Williams, Frank Williams and one sister, Lucy.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020, at 12:00 noon, at St. Peter Cemetery, 236 East Pearl Road, Torrington, CT.  Relatives and friends attending graveside services are reminded to social distance and please wear masks.

Memorial contributions in Gladys’ memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 21 Fern Drive, Torrington, CT 06790.

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