October 1, 2017
Quinebaug – Gladys Pizzotti, formerly of Breezy Lane, died Sunday October 1, 2017 in Day Kimball Hospital. Born in Wilsonville, CT she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Lillian (Gilmore) Pizzotti.
Miss Pizzotti graduated from Tourtellotte Memorial High School. After graduation, she worked at a variety of jobs including as an inventory clerk for Webster Shoe Company; a machine operator for Beneeda Bed Spread Mill; a sales person in the Men’s Department for Montgomery Ward; assistant bookkeeper for Putnam Hardware; and as a bookkeeper for Windham Hardware. Gladys found her niche with the Kenyon Oil Company, Inc. She began her employment with them as bookkeeper, moving up to the position of office manager. She retained this position for many years before becoming the treasurer for Kenyon Oil Co. and several of its subsidiary companies. She relinquished her management position in 1993 and was appointed executive administrative assistant until she retired to care for her family.
Gladys is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, James Pizzotti, Earl Pizzotti, and Arthur Pizzotti; her sisters, Irene Pizzotti, Dorothy Groh, Mae Stiles, and Rose Pezzolesi; and her sister-in-law, Claire Pizzotti.
Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am on Friday October 6, 2017 in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main Street, North Grosvenordale. Burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery, Oxford Avenue, Dudley, MA. Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes & Crematory has been entrusted with Gladys’ arrangements. For memorial guestbook, visit www.GilmanAndValade.com