Meriden- Gladys L. Miller, 96, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at the Bradley Home. She was born January 29, 1912 a daughter of the late Charles and Sarah Dollie (Allen) Haines. Gladys was a hairdresser, working from her home for many years. She was a member of the New Life Church and a woman of deep faith in the Lord. The family would like acknowledge and thank everyone at the Bradley Home and the nurses at Mid State Medical Center, Pavillion A, for the exceptional care Gladys received while in their care. Gladys is survived by a daughter, Charla and her husband Edward Wilson of Meriden, four grandchildren, Marty Wilson Sr. of Wallingford, Michael and his wife Joann Wilson of Cheshire, Jeffrey Wilson and Allison Wilson both of Meriden, ten grandchildren, Jeramie Randi and David Wilson, Michael Jr., Alex and Jessica Wilson, Jeffrey Jr. and Madison Wilson, Ricky Wilson and Gabriel Handley and nine nieces. She was predeceased by a great-grandson, Marty Wilson Jr. , four brothers and four sisters. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at New Life Church, 262 Bee St., Meriden, officiated by the Rev. Will Marotti. Everyone is asked to go directly to the church. Burial will follow at St. Sebastian's Cemetery, Middletown. There will be no calling hours. Donations in Gladys' memory may be made to the Bradley Home, 320 Colony St., Meriden, CT 06451. The Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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  1. Charla and Ed, Was sorry to hear about Aunt Gladys’ passing. I will be sending a card your way. Aunt Reva forwarded us this information. You and your family are in our prayers as you make it through this difficult time. Love and Prayers. –Nancy

  2. Dear Aunt Gladys; You were always one of my favorite people, and so real in who you were. I loved your sence of humor. My life has been enriched for having you in it. I am thankful.

  3. Great Aunt Gladys, Thank you for all your kindness and love that you shared with us. I will miss you aunt stubby. See you again in heaven.

  4. IN THE SUMMER OF 1983 THREE WOMEN SET OUT ON A JOURNEY TO SOUTH CAROLINA. THE DRIVE WAS LONG AND THE MEMORIES FOND. I STILL CAN RECALL THE BLUE MOUNTAINS AND THE REST AREAS ALONG THE WAY. THESE I WILL HAVE FOREVER. WISHES OF PEACE AND SERENITY FOR THE FAMILY.

  5. IN THE SUMMER OF 1983 THREE WOMEN SET OUT ON A JOURNEY TO SOUTH CAROLINA. THE DRIVE WAS LONG AND THE MEMORIES FOND. I STILL CAN RECALL THE BLUE MOUNTAINS AND THE REST AREAS ALONG THE WAY. THESE I WILL HAVE FOREVER. WISHES OF PEACE AND SERENITY FOR THE FAMILY.

  6. My Dear Aunt Gladys: You were always there to help me in any way you could, raising my family etc, and praying for all of us. My boys always referred to you as aunt .stubby. because of your height and being so short. They all loved you very much. You were very special to all of us. We will miss you so very much, but hope to see you again in Heaven.

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