Edith L. Gagliardi, 99, of Midland, passed away on January 19, 2021 at Midland’s King’s Daughters. She was born on March 2, 1921 to the late Rufus and Nellie (Kerr) Lloyd. She married Dominick Gagliardi on October 17, 1953 and they were blessed with 67 wonderful years together.
Edith served her country during WWII in the Womens Army Corp (WAC). She was a supervisor for the Michigan Bell Telephone Company and volunteered at the Midland hospital for over 40 years.
Edith was fond of saying “The best job she ever had was raising her family.”
Edith is survived by her husband, Dominick, children, Patrick (Debra) Gagliardi, Sally Gagliardi, Bill (Lori) Gagliardi, 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and son-in-law Clark MacKenzie. She was predeceased by daughter Susan MacKenzie, siblings, Evelyn Hall, Roberta Sovereen, Robert Lloyd, Orville Lloyd, Lester Lee (Jack) Lloyd and sisters-in-law Adelma Benson and Louise Charifisi.
A private family funeral service has taken place. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Salvation Army.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Gagliardi family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.