Gloria F. Cahill
Gloria F. Cahill
  • January 17, 1926 - November 30, 2016
  • Old Saybrook, Connecticut

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Gloria Fitzgerald Cahill, 90, passed peacefully after a brief illness at Middlesex Hospital Wednesday evening.
She was born in Middletown January 17, 1926 where she lived until her marriage to Wallace C. Cahill in 1948 at St. Francis Church in Middletown. They resided in Old Saybrook where they had met on Gloria's summer visits to Cornfield Point. They spent their later winters in Naples, Florida until Wallace's death in 1991. Gloria remained in their home in Old Saybrook.
Gloria was a lover of fashion, having been accepted to fashion design school after graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School in Middletown. She eventually attended Becker Junior College of Worchester, graduating in 1946. Gloria also once adopted a rooster named Patrick, who she remembered fondly for years afterward with many rooster-themed collectibles and decor.
Gloria is survived by her sons James W. Cahill of Old Saybrook and David N. Cahill of East Lyme, his wife Gail, her granddaughter Emily A. Cahill of Hartford, her sister-in-law Gloria C. Fogg of Old Saybrook, and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her two brothers Edward Fitzgerald and Charles Fitzgerald, Sr.
A funeral will be held Monday at 11 a.m at St. John Church in Old Saybrook. A private burial will follow at Cypress Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Swan Funeral Home 1224 Boston Post Rd. Old Saybrook CT 06475.