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In Memory of

Gloria M. Mahoney

February 2, 1925 - August 8, 2017

Obituary


Gloria (Ferrante) Mahoney, 92, passed away the morning of Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Savannah Cove in Maitland, Florida. She was the beloved and devoted wife of Walter Mahoney of Ormond Beach, FL for over seventy years. Gloria and Walter met as young teenagers in 1939 and were married in January of 1947.

Gloria was the daughter of Benjamin Ferrante and Margaret (Pezza) Ferrante and was born in Johnston, RI on February 2, 1925. Prior to living in Maitland for this past 4 months, she lived in Ormond Beach, FL for 40 years....

Gloria (Ferrante) Mahoney, 92, passed away the morning of Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Savannah Cove in Maitland, Florida. She was the beloved and devoted wife of Walter Mahoney of Ormond Beach, FL for over seventy years. Gloria and Walter met as young teenagers in 1939 and were married in January of 1947.

Gloria was the daughter of Benjamin Ferrante and Margaret (Pezza) Ferrante and was born in Johnston, RI on February 2, 1925. Prior to living in Maitland for this past 4 months, she lived in Ormond Beach, FL for 40 years. Before moving to Florida she lived on Allen Avenue in North Attleboro, Massachusetts for 28 years.

She will always be remembered for her passion for life and kindness to others. Gloria had a green thumb and was known for having the prettiest flower garden on the street. She enjoyed cooking, especially Italian food, and had a great talent for arts and crafts, specifically painting and sewing. Gloria was adventurous and loved to travel with her family.

She was the loving mother of Mark Mahoney and wife, Lisa (Thalheimer) Mahoney, of Orlando, FL, supportive grandmother of Lindsey and Matthew Mahoney (Orlando, FL), and sister of Irene "Rita" (Ferrante) Riel and her husband, Joseph Riel, of North Attleboro, MA. She was proceeded in death by her siblings, Lillian (Ferrante) Mahoney, Benjamin Ferrante and Daniel Ferrante.

Family and friends are invited to gather and visit prior to Mass. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m Saturday, August 26, 2017 at St. Brendan Catholic Church, 1000 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176 . Internment services will immediately follow at Volusia Memorial Park, Ormond Beach.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Gloria's memory to St. Jude's Children's Hospital at https://www.stjude.org/