Obituary of Gloria Jamro
Gloria (Martino) Jamro, 87, of East Hartford, died Sunday March 13, 2011 at Salmon Brook Center. Born November 7, 1923 in East Hartford, daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Urbano) Martino, she was born at home in East Hartford and remained a life long resident in town. She graduated from East Hartford High School in 1941. She moved to Glastonbury 2 years ago, first to Herbert T. Clark House and lastly to Salmon Brook Center. Prior to her retirement in 1983 she was a telephone operator for SNET for over 40 years. Gloria was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, the Telephone Pioneers and a communicant of St. Rose and St. Isaac Jogues churches. She is survived by 3 dedicated daughters and their spouses; Donna and Dave Brooks of Glastonbury, Rose and Larry Pysh of Wethersfield, Debra Jamro of Charlotte, NC, a loving sister Marie Spring of West Hartford, 4 adored grandchildren Kyle Brooks of Glastonbury, Kerry Brooks of Denver, CO, Emily Pysh of Providence, RI, and Chelsea Pysh of Wethersfield. She also leaves 5 cousins Andy Urbano, Madeline Martino, Eleanor Rinaldo, Joan Collins, Charles Gilbert and good friends from the telephone company. She was predeceased by a grandson Daniel Pysh and 2 brothers and a sister Joseph Martino, Jr., Nicholas Martino, Eleanor Pena and her former husband and best friend George (Joe) Jamro. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday March 17 at 10am in St. Rose Church, East Hartford. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, East Hartford. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to CT Chapter of American Parkinson Disease Association, 27 Allendale Dr., North Haven, CT 06473 or to Masonicare Partners Home Health & Hospice, 111 Founders Plaza, 2nd Floor, East Hartford, CT 06108. Her family wishes to thank the wonderful staff at Salmon Brook Center and Herbert T. Clark House Assisted Living for the compassionate, dignified and loving care they provided for Gloria. For online tributes please visit www.mulryanfh.com.