Gloria M. Walker, 80, formerly of Saco and Ocean Park, died Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born November 15, 1938 in Biddeford, a daughter of Raymond and Amanda (Goudreau) Cordeau.
Educated locally, she graduated from St. Mary’s School in 1953 and from Biddeford High School in 1957, where she had played on the girls’ basketball team.
On November 23, 1957 she married George C. Walker, Jr. in Washington, D.C.
A devoted homemaker and mother, she had also worked for Peerless Insurance Co. as a claims adjustor. Gloria was an avid reader. In her sixties she returned to school at USM/UMA and in 2008 earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Science.
Preceding her in death were her husband of 38 years, George on January 23, 1996 and her grandson Dustin Giroux on August 1, 2010; she was also predeceased by three brothers: Robert, Gerald and Paul Cordeau.
2 daughters: Sandy Gregoire of Portland
Carole Walker Lepauloue of Hollis
2 sons: George C.Walker III of Bremen, GA
Bryan Walker and wife Carrie of Hollis
7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren
Visiting Hours will 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. in the Hope Chapel. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Biddeford on Friday at 10 am. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.