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Glaida Smith
In Memory of
Glaida C.
Smith (Gallivan)
1914 - 2017
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Obituary for Glaida Smith (Gallivan)

Glaida (Gallivan) Smith, 103, found her way home on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Mont Saint Vincent Nursing home in Holyoke. She was born to the late Thomas and Emma (Riendeau) Gallivan on June 5, 1914. Glaida is survived by her daughter, Fran Cristoforo and her husband Robert of West Springfield; two grandsons, John Cristoforo and his wife Paula of Hadley MA, and Joseph Cristoforo and his partner Shirley Hardcastle of Agawam MA. She also leaves three great grandchildren, Kari, Caroline, and Kelsea Cristoforo. Calling Hours will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 from 9am to 10am followed by a Funeral Home Service at 10am at Sampson’s Funeral Home, 710 Liberty St. Springfield, MA 01104. The burial will be at the convenience of the family.
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