Gloria E. (Wernig) Brunet, 92, long time resident of Everett and
beloved wife of the late John E. Brunet, died Sunday, October
5, 2014 in her Ipswich home following a long illness.
Born in Everett September 2, 1922, daughter of the late
Frederick and Lillian (Faucci) Wernig, she was raised, schooled,
married and raised her family and lived all but these last
several months in Everett.. In addition to the years of raising
her family she was employed at Schraftts Candy Company in
Charlestown. She’ll be remembered as a dedicated and loving
mother who enjoyed hours of knitting, and cooking, baking for
her family and entertaining friends. She was an avid reader and
follower of current events.
She is survived by four sons, John Brunet and his wife Bonnie
of Malden, Stephen Brunet and his wife Deborah of KY, Peter
Brunet of New York, NY, and Michael Brunet of KY; three
daughters, Mary Moss and her husband Alfred of Stoneham, Susan
Skerry of Ipswich, and Denise O’Donnell and her husband
Frederick of Billerica; a brother, Vincent Wernig of
Providence, RI; twelve grandchildren and four great
grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Frederick, Phillip
and Dolores and grandmother of the late Andrew.
Her funeral will be held 9 am Wednesday, October 8 from the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich, followed
by the celebration of a Funeral Mass 10:30 am
in St. Rose of Lima Church, 12 Park Street, Topsfield.
Interment will be private.
Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. In lieu of flowers
memorial contributions in her name may be made to Big Brothers
Big Sisters of America, P.O. Box 141599, Irving, TX 75014.