OBITUARY: Gloria A. Velozo, 86

Below is an obituary from Nichols Funeral Home:

WILMINGTON, MA — Gloria A. Velozo, age 86, of Wilmington, MA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

Gloria was born on November 26, 1934 in Cambridge, MA.

Gloria married John Velozo and the couple moved to Wilmington, where they raised 4 children in a wonderful neighborhood. Gloria enjoyed her last 35 Years with her partner Frank Bonna in Melrose, MA during the summer months and Miami, FL during the winter months.

Gloria enjoyed riding on the motorcycle with Frank, traveling and crafting with the Red Hat Society. She also loved spending time at the Elks, Moose or the VFW, volunteering or just meeting people. Gloria lived life to the fullest.

Gloria was preceded in death by her son, John F. Velozo.

Gloria is survived by daughter Doreen Kelleher and her husband John of St. Augustine, FL, son Dean Velozo and his wife Joy of Wilmington, MA, son Scott Velozo and his fiancé Kym Chandler of Bradford, MA. Gloria is also survived by her partner of 35 years, Frank Bonna of Melrose, MA, sisters Marie Rumrell of Florida and Beverly Dalelio of Medford, MA. She is further survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Gloria was a mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother, and best friend. She will be dearly missed but not forgotten.

Arrangements for a Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

Gloria Velozo

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