A bright, shining light who loved entertaining family at her home

NORTH READING — Gloria M. (Angelo) Ferratusco Teta, 92, a longtime resident of North Reading, passed away at her home on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Mary (DeBennedetto) and Joseph Angelo Sr. of Malden.

She was a bright and shining light who loved entertaining her family at her home where all would gather for fabulous holiday fun and feasts giving her whole family warm, comforting memories. Everyone loved going to Gloria’s home. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

Gloria will be deeply missed by her four beloved children, Louis of North Reading, Dennis and his wife Kathy of Saugus, Dianne Goodwin and her husband Steve of Sandown, N.H., and Gale Costa and her husband John of Windham, N.H.; her grandsons, Brian and his wife Wanessa of Salem, N.H., and Craig of Saugus; her great-grandson Leonardo and many, many nieces and nephews.

She is also survived by her siblings, Nicholas Angelo and his wife Beatrice of Malden, Joseph Angelo Jr. and his wife Dorothy of Melrose, John Angelo and his wife Carol of North Reading, Rosemary Clausen Angelo of Methuen and Dorothy Angelo Grasso of Salem, N.H.; and her sister-in-law Marie Angelo, wife of the late Louis Angelo Sr. She was predeceased by her husbands, Carmen Ferratusco and Joseph Teta and also her brothers, George Angelo Sr., Louis Angelo Sr., and Anthony Angelo and his wife Florence.

Funeral services will be private and are under the direction of the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit: www.croswellfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her memory, Gloria Ferratusco Teta, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.