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Gloria Phelps,94

Gloria Theresa (Dumouchel) Phelps, 94, of North Adams died Tuesday June 4, 2024 at Mount Carmel Care Center in Lenox after a brief illness.

She was born in North Adams on June 26, 1929 a daughter of Telesphore and Delia (Chenail) Dumouchel. Gloria attended the Notre Dame Parochial School and graduated from Bliss Business College in North Adams, MA.

She was first employed at WF Woolworth Store in North Adams, then at Child & Family Center and as a secretary for Attorney John Reed. She was last employed at the Hoosac Bank in North Adams as a secretary in the Loan Department until her retirement. She was a former communicant of Notre Dame du Sacre Coeur Church in North Adams and later at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church.

Her husband Lawrence William Phelps, whom she married on October 13, 1951 in Notre Dame Church, died August 11, 2021. Survivors include her loving daughters Estelle Graziola (John) of Pittsfield, Marilyn Kolis (Ted) of Adams and Jeanne Bohm (Alex) of Greensboro, NC. She was predeceased by a daughter Lisa Tuttle who died March 13, 2022. Gloria also leaves grandchildren David and Kara Graziola, Jamie and Stacy Kolis and Kaitlyn and Lauren Tuttle, great grandchildren; Jeffrey “JJ”, Lucas, Madison and Vincent. She was predeceased by brothers and sisters Thomas Dumouchel, Stella Carlow, Lionel Dumouchel, Freda Marriott and Donald Dumouchel.

A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday June 10, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Church in North Adams. Burial will take place at a later date. A Calling Hour at the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home, CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA. are Monday from 10:00 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M. Because of Gloria’s love of flowers, flowers may be sent or memorial donations are suggested for the Mount Carmel Activities Fund or to St. Elizabeth Church through the Funeral Home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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Jeanne and family,
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother.
My prayers are with all of you.
from: Brenda (Robert) Greenlaw on: 06-15-2024

Estelle & Family - SO sorry to hear about your mom's passing. I always enjoyed working with her with Attys Richard and Phelps. Prayers to all of you.
from: Mary Ellen Eliasenon: 06-14-2024

To Jeanne and family:
I am very sorry for your loss.
Jeanne ,
I am sure my mother knew her. My mom just passed Way in December , She went to Notre Dame as well .
Remember all the good times. I am sure they will all be talking about the good old days. God bless.
RIP Mrs Phelps?

from: Ruth Accettaon: 06-11-2024

The last of the Dumouchel girls. I remember so many Thanksgivings with our families together. One year at Aunt Gloria's and the next year at my mom's, Aunt Freda's. So much funny with cousins. You had a great mom and she will be missed. Love, Christine
from: Christine Hickey on: 06-10-2024

Marilyn and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Gloria was a sweet woman. I believe that she and my mother, Jane Karrey were cousins.
May she rest in peace. Allison
from: Allison Spragueon: 06-10-2024

Marilyn, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. In reading the obit I realized she was a cousin to my mother in law Gertrude Dumouchel Moore. Who knew? May she RIP!
from: Maureen Taft Mooreon: 06-09-2024

Dear Marilyn & family, I am sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
from: Janet Luciaon: 06-08-2024

Jeanne Doug and I are so sorry for the loss of your dear mother. Know that you are in our thoughts and we love you. Doug and Donna Lott
from: Lott Donnaon: 06-08-2024

Estelle, Marilyn and Jean. We knew from the moment we moved next door, we would love your mom. We miss her. We are so sorry for your loss.
from: Dennis and Beth Castella on: 06-08-2024

I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My condoloences to you and your family.
from: Pam Kidderon: 06-07-2024

Mar, I am so very sorry to read of your Mother’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are you you and all of your family.
from: Heather Lemoineon: 06-07-2024

Marilyn we were so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Condolences to your family at this difficult time.
Cheryl and Paul
from: Cheryl Boillaton: 06-07-2024

Very sorry to hear of Gloria’s passing. Co dences to all the family.
from: Debra A Blanchardon: 06-07-2024

So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful, wonderful mother. Mary Ann and Alfred Caproni
from: Mary Ann and Alfred Capronion: 06-07-2024