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Gladys Marie (Rozelle) McDonough

January 31, 1927 ~ April 23, 2020 (age 93)


Gladys Marie (Rozelle) McDonough, 93, of Rockfall, wife of the late William McDonough, passed away on April 23, 2020 at Crestfield Rehabilitation Center in Manchester.  Born in Paterson, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Anna (VanDyke) Rozelle.

Gladys lived in Connecticut since 1991 moving from New Jersey. She was a member of Parents Without Partners in New Jersey.  Gladys loved to dance and work in her garden.

She is survived by two sons, William R. Flaker and his wife Linda of Manchester and Thomas G. Flaker of Little Ferry, New Jersey; three grandchildren, Christopher Flaker, Michele Greene and Cheryl Flaker; fifteen great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Along with her husband and parents, Gladys was predeceased by twelve brothers and sisters.

At Gladys’s request there will be no services.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Gladys’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Center, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.  To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit


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