Gloria M. Grant, 92

Gloria Grant

WINDHAM — Gloria M. Grant, 92, of Windham passed away at Ledgewood Manor on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.

She was the oldest of six, born to Myrtle and Raymond Small on Dec. 12, 1925. She attended local schools.

Married to Darrell Grant on Oct. 14, 1944, for 62 years, they were longtime residents of Windham. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Gloria enthusiastically participated in her children’s activities such as being a Girl Scout leader and with the Rainbow Girls.

In her earlier years, Gloria was an avid knitter and a good cook. She worked as a telephone operator for the Poland Spring Company and the Windham School lunch program. Gloria was a member of the South Windham Community Church, as well as the Eastern Star.

She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Darrell; two sisters, Phyllis MacDonald and Olive Flanigan; two brothers, Vernon Small and Raymond Small Jr.

Surviving are three daughters, Karen Strout of Gorham, Sandra Tyler, and Darlene Haskell, both of Windham; a brother, Robert Small of Casco; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandsons.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at Hillside Cemetery, Huston Road, Gorham. Arrangements are by the Windham Chapel of Dolby Blais & Segee, 434 River Road, Windham.

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The South Windham Community Church, 31 Main Street, Windham, ME 04062, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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