MASSENA Mrs. Gloria G. Cartin, 80, of 4 Sharon Drive, passed away Friday afternoon, March 29, 2013 at Fletcher-Allen Health Center in Burlington, VT after being transferred there from Massena Memorial Hospital on Thursday evening.
Gloria was born September 12, 1932 in Massena, the daughter of the late Henry B. and Gladys M. Monica Neal. She graduated from Massena High School in 1950. On October 23, 1980, she married John C. Cartin at the Emmanuel Congregational United Church of Christ with Rev. Douglas G. Fowler, officiating. They had their marriage blessed at the Church of the Sacred Heart by Msgr. Floyd Brown in December 1980. Mr. Cartin predeceased her on October 18, 2010.
She once worked at the New York State Health Department and was an administrative assistant for the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. She also worked for the BOCES School of Nursing where she retired in 1994. She was a member of the Emmanuel Congregational United Church of Christ and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren especially her grandson, Brock.
Gloria is survived by her 3 sons, Steven Cartin of Indiana; Neil Cartin of Massena; and Joshua Cartin of Massena; her grandchildren, Jamie, Ryan, Alyssa, Haili, Brock, and Kollin; and a sister and brother.
As per Glorias request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where condolences and memories may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Emmanuel Congregational United Church of Christ Memorial Fund or the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.