Gladys O. Bodie, age 97 of Monroe Township, NJ formerly of Hamden CT, passed away at her home on March 28, 2009. Gladys was the beloved wife of the late Joseph W. Bodie, who always introduced her as his bride. Born in New Haven on June 16, 1911, she was the daughter of the late George H. and Ethel M. Gauchet Habinger. Gladys is survived by her daughters; Maureen Bousquet of Spotswood, NJ and Patricia & her husband Palmer McWeeney of Hamden; grandchildren, Lisa DeGeorges, David Chieffo, Susan Murphy, Alison McWeeney and Scott McWeeney. She also leaves 7 great grandchildren. Gladys was a graduate of the Stone Business College. She was at one time employed at So. Conn. Gas Co. and the former Edward Malley Co. in New Haven. Gladys enjoyed playing cards with her many friends, shopping, cooking and being with her family. She also demonstrated a great love for animals enjoying the company of her many pets. Gladys & Joseph much loved to travel during their 72 years together. Her funeral will be from BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden on Tuesday at 9 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in the Church of the Ascension, 1040 Dunbar Hill Rd. Entombment will take place in All Saints Mausoleum, North Haven. Friends & relatives may also visit with her family at the funeral home Monday from 5 to 7 PM. Contributions in her memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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  1. Dear Maureen,Lisa,David and Susan, I happened to see the passing of your Mother(Grandmother) and wanted to send you my sympathy.I’ll always remember the good times we shared years ago.You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers.(Lmoak0608@aol.com)

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