Gloria A. (Eithier) Brouillette, 73

PALMER — Gloria A. (Eithier) Brouillette, 73, passed away September 23 at Wingate at Wilbraham.

Born May 31, 1945 in Springfield, she was the daughter of Alfred and Pearl (Zimmerman) Eithier. Gloria grew up in Brightside in West Springfield and was a graduate of West Springfield High School. She lived in Palmer for over 30 years.

Gloria was well known in town and worked at Dunkin Donuts for over ten years. She retired from O.C. White in Thorndike. Gloria was an active communicant of St. Thomas Church and was a dedicated volunteer for their Bingo every Friday night. She was also a member of the Palmer Senior Center. Gloria loved Bingo, Keno and was an avid New York Yankees fan. She will be dearly missed by her husband of 22 years, Tim Brouillette along with her four sons, Mark, Ernie, Michael and David Stoddard, all of Agawam. She also leaves two sisters, Beverly Twine of Enfield, Conn., and Barbara Emmanuel of Las Vegas, NV, along with four grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 5- 7 p.m. at the Beers & Story Palmer Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass at St. Thomas Church will be Thursday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to honor her memory to St. Thomas Church Building Maintenance Fund, 1076 Thorndike St. Palmer, MA 01069. For details, please visit


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