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Dorothy (Ganter) Giglio

October 15, 1933 ~ December 1, 2021 (age 88)


Dorothy Ann Giglio, affectionately known to all as “Dot”, age 88, of Lake City, Florida passed away on December 1, 2021, at Lake City Medical Center.  Dorothy was born in Hartford, Connecticut on October 15, 1933, to the late Charles and Anna Ganter. Prior to graduating high school in 1951, she met the love of her life, Albert “Sam” Giglio, and they were happily married in 1951.  They shared 57 wonderful years of marriage and raised their family in Bolton, Connecticut.  While simply helping out in a family grocery store, she started a long career in the meat processing industry that spanned over forty years until she begrudgingly retired in 2008 at age 75.  Dorothy was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother who worked tirelessly for others and cared for her family.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Anna, and her loving husband, Sam.

 Dorothy was an avid sports fan of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Celtics, the New York Giants (where she attended a game on her honeymoon) and especially the UCONN Women’s basketball team.  She was also a long-standing member of the Bolton Women’s Fire Auxiliary where she enjoyed marching in the annual Memorial Day Parade.  Dorothy is survived by her loving sons, Robert Giglio, and his wife Carol, of Leland, NC, and Thomas Giglio, of Lake City, FL; grandchildren, Jeremy, Justin, Bryan, Brett, and Juanita; several great grandchildren; sister Rachel Miner; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 11:00 am at the Bolton Center Cemetery, 33 Hebron Road, Bolton, CT. To leave a memory or message of condolence, please visit www.holmeswatkins.com



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Graveside Service
December 14, 2021

11:00 AM
Bolton Center Cemetery, Hebron Road, CT

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