Gloria J. MacDonald, 74, of Milan, N.H., passed away on Friday Dec. 1, 2017, at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, after a period of declining health. She was born in Worcester, Mass. on Feb. 27, 1943, the daughter of the late Laurant and Lucille (Bernier) Bergeron and lived in Massachusetts until 1988, when she moved to New Hampshire.
Gloria loved being a mother, grandmother and great grandmother and loved being with her family. She enjoyed playing Bingo, painting, crocheting, playing on the computer and was an avid reader. She was a very social person who loved spending time with her best friend, husband Richard.
Family includes her husband Richard MacDonald of Milan, N.H.; her children Richard MacDonald Jr. and wife Emily of Berlin, N.H.; Brenda Hutker and husband Tim of Melbourne, Fla.; Bryan MacDonald of Milan, N.H.; and Gayle Secinore and husband Jim of Berlin, N.H.; grandchildren Alyssa, Jeffrey, Timothy, Andrew, Leeann, Michael and John; six great grandchildren; sisters Lois Soulor of Westboro, Mass.; and Linda Richard and husband Ernie of Westboro, Mass.; nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no services at this time. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA, 22215, or to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY, 10016. The Bryant Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.