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Gloria M. Dionne

Obituary for Gloria M. Dionne

November 20, 1947 - November 8, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 71


Gloria M. Dionne, 71, of Manchester NH, passed away on November 8, 2019 at the Concord Hospice House surrounded by her loving family. Gloria was born in Manchester in 1947 to William and Majella (Miville) Lawrence and was a lifelong resident of Manchester ever since.

Gloria graduated from St. Marie's High School, the Sacred Heart School of Nursing, and later earned her master's degree as a Nurse Practitioner from Rivier University. She would go on to enjoy a long and fulfilling career in nursing for over 50 years, having spent nearly 20 years at Catholic Medical Center.

As a wonderful artist, Gloria will be remembered for her paintings that she leaves behind, and her passion for beauty and art. Gloria loved to tend to her garden, especially her flowers, travelling with her family to the beach and around New Hampshire, and cruises with her husband Leon around the world. Above all,
Gloria loved spending time with her family, having hosted many birthday and holiday celebrations at her Manchester home.

Gloria has now joined her parents and loving husband Leon Dionne in heaven. She is survived by her 3 daughters Dawn Georges and her husband J. Raphael, Heather Skermont and her husband Zachary, and Danielle McGilvary and her husband Michael; sister Anita Lawrence; brother Michael Lawrence; 2 grandsons Maddox McGilvary and J. Raphael Georges II; and several nieces, nephews and extended family.

A celebration of Gloria's life will be held on Saturday, November 16 at 11:00 AM at Phaneuf Funeral Homes, 243 Hanover St. Manchester, NH with a memorial service beginning at 12:00 PM. Gloria will be laid to rest immediately after the services at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Manchester, NH 03104
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