Published DateTILTON — Gladys I. (Sousa) Slack, 80, of Tilton, died Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at the Concord Hospital following a period of failing health. Gladys was born in East Andover, July 9, 1932, daughter of Frank and Lovina (Keniston) Sousa. She spent her youth in the Andover area, later moving to Belmont where she schooled. She had been a resident of Tilton for over 60 years. She worked for many years at the former Tilton Endless Belt Company in Tilton and later was a machinist at the Wyman-Gordon Company in Northfield. During the 60's and 70's Gladys worked as a CNA at Franklin Regional Hospital. Gladys was a longtime active member of the Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Tilton.
She was predeceased by her a brother, Roger Richardson and sisters, Geri Harris and Rena Dussault. Her husband, James P. Slack Jr. died in 1991.
Her family includes her daughter, Deborah J. Rucker and her husband Michael of Franklin; son, Jody P. Slack and his wife Debra of Sanbornton; four grandchildren, Amy Lamanuzzi, Jodi McElroy, Bree Boediarto and Brandon Rucker; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
A service will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 128 School Street in Tilton. Spring burial will be in the family lot at Park Cemetery in Tilton.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions in Gladys' name to the Calvary Independent Baptist Church, at P.O. Box 22, Tilton, NH 03276.
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