Gloria Tina (Queiroga) Spina

May 29, 1935 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Gloria Spina Obituary

Gloria (Tina) Spina, of Torrington, entered the gates of Heaven on January 1, 2024, surrounded by love. She was the wife of the late John Spina Sr.  She was born in Waterbury on May 28, 1935, to Portuguese immigrants, Avelino and Maria Queiroga.  She was the youngest of 11 siblings.  She enjoyed over 20 years of retirement from the Torrington Company Standard Plant.  She loved being a mother, grandmother, and friend to all who needed one. She loved Red Sox baseball, Uconn basketball, Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, cooking and eating out, and picnics in the backyard.  She is survived by her children, Robert Spina, John Spina Jr., Jay Spina, Laura Lemieux, Nick Spina, and Lisa Paoletta (Jason), grandchildren Jeffrey Lemieux,(Emily) Eric Lemieux (Audrey), Alexis Spina, Nicole Spina, Mallory Spina, Marisa Spina, Robert Rosso, Nicholas Spina Jr., Anthony Spina (Jenna) Justin Paoletta, Jaelyn Paoletta, and Hailey Paoletta.  She also leaves great-grandchildren Lucas Spina, Anthony Spina Jr., and Wildes Lemieux.

The Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection will be celebrated Saturday Jan. 6 at 10 AM at Saint Maron Church.  Friends may call at Phalen Funeral Home Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00 to 9:30 AM. Entombment will follow at Saint Peter Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Saint Maron's Church.

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January 5, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phalen Funeral Home
285 Migeon Avenue
Torrington, CT 06790

Divine Liturgy of Resurrection
January 6, 2024

10:00 AM
Saint Maron Church
613 Main St
Torrington, CT 06790


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