Of Malden. A longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Monday, March 20th, after a brief illness. Gloria was born in Cambridge in 1932, the daughter of Peter and Flavia Iacobacci. She was raised and educated in Medford, graduating from Medford High School with the Class of 1950. In 1954, Gloria married her sweetheart, Cosmo J. Pasciuto. They moved to Malden in 1960 where they raised their family. Gloria and Cosmo spent nearly 45 years together until Cosmo’s passing in 1998.
Gloria worked for years as a secretary at many locations, most notably the John Hancock Life Insurance Company. She retired in 2008 at the age of 76. She was a longtime communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Malden. Gloria enjoyed reading, solving puzzles, cooking, and taking care of her family.
She is survived by her children, Stephen and Carla Pasciuto of Saugus, Jimmy and Meredith Pasciuto of Dedham, and Cathy and Paul Ruggiero III of Peabody, her sister Rose and Vincent Sabella of Hopkinton, her grandchildren, Michael, Stephen, Gregory, Deanna, Nicole, Gina, and Daniel, and her great-grandchildren Stella, Sophie, Calia, and Theo.
Visitation was held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem ST, Malden funeral home on Thursday, March 23rd. Funeral Services will be held from on Friday, March 24th, at 9 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Immaculate Conception Church, Malden, at 10 AM. Interment to follow in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gloria’s memory may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 https://www.stjude.org/give/memorials-and-dedications.html