PHOENIX, AZ - Mary J. Glorioso, 85, formerly of Meriden, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2007 in Phoenix, AZ. She was the wife of the late Joseph Glorioso. Born in Meriden on March 13, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Rocco and Rose Barretta Ferro. She had lived in Phoenix for the last ten years. She is survived by two daughters, Rosemarie Miller and her husband, Joseph and Barbara Adamczyk and her husband, Walt, all of Phoenix, AZ; two sons, Joseph Glorioso and his wife, Rosemary of Meriden and Vincent Glorioso and his wife, Ann of Clarksville, TN; a brother, Phillip Ferro of California; a sister, Jennie Grenier of Meriden; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Agnes Thompson and Angie Ross and one brother, Dominic Ferro. The funeral will be held Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 11 a.m. at the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to A.L.S (Lou Gehrig's Disease), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, 21021 Ventura Blvd., Suite 321, Woodland Hills, CA 91364-2206.

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  1. I’m so sorry I wasn’t able to come with Vince. I loved Ma with all my heart. All of her grandsons, great grandchildren, and great-great grandson in Tennessee will miss her deeply. Your loving daughter-in-law, Ann

  2. MANY MILES AND YEARS SEPARATE US-WANTED YOU ALL TO KNOW AUNT MARY WAS ALWAYS A FAVORITE OF OURS AND WE ARE SAD AT HER PASSING AND WILL REMEMBER HER IN OUR PRAYERS, LOVE AND HUGS AND PRAYERS TOM AND CAROL

  3. Mary was a dear friend to me, even allowed me to call her ‘Grandma’ if I wanted. My wish for everyone who is missing her: turn over the sorrow to God and rejoice in the many pleasant memories of the time we had with Mary.

  4. To the Glorioso Family: So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. I sent a Christmas card to her today.I am still at Beecher & Bennett. Will talk to Joe, Jr. over the weekend.

  5. We were saddened to see that Aunt Mary had passed away. We haven’t seen her in quite some time but still stayed in touch at the Holiday’s. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Love, Leo and Mary Ann

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