Gloria Smith

Obituary of Gloria J Smith

Gloria J. (DeOliveira) Smith passed peacefully in her home in Burlington, Jan 8th. She is the beloved bride of 60 years of George A. Loving mother of Michael G. & his wife Barbara of Westford, Peter J. of Cumming, GA and Jeffery G. of Burlington.  Proud grandmother of Alexandra, Peter & his wife Ashley, Julia, Austin, Ashley and Justin.  Great grandmother of Lucas.  Beloved sister of David DeOliveira & his wife Joanne of Framingham.

Gloria was blessed with a long, happy and successful life. Her family was dear to her, and she to them. Her kind nature and infectious smile was a joy to those she met, and unforgettable to those lucky enough to know and love her.

In addition to being a homemaker, she co-owned and successfully operated The Creative Cove Gift Shop. She was a talented artist in mediums including oil and watercolor painting, sketching and line drawing, detailed crafts and creations, flower arrangements, “dough people”, and bracelets. Although her favorite form of creation was of angels.

She will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her. May the grace of God bless her beautiful soul.

Funeral Services were private. In lieu of flowers please donate to Alzheimer’s Association (

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