FARMINGTON - Gloria M. Hanchett, 87, of Colonial Drive in Farmington, died Friday, June 26, 2020 at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
Born June 24, 1933 in Farmington, daughter of Chester E. and Theresa (Carpenter) Moulton, she resided most of her life in Farmington, a graduate of Farmington High School, Class of 1951. She also had lived in Milton and Rochester a short time and had wintered in Florida with her late husband George F. Hanchett, Sr., for 15 years.
In earlier years, she worked as a fancy stitcher at local shoe factories. Prior to retirement, she worked as Office Manager at The Clipper Home of Wolfeboro and then at The Clipper Home of Rochester.
Gloria was an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary, also, a member of the First Congregational Church, in Farmington.
She enjoyed crafts, sewing and crocheting dolls and teddy bears, selling them at local craft fairs.
Survived by her three sons, Gary D. Hanchett, George F. Hanchett, Jr. and Larry A. Hanchett; nine grandchildren: Chris, Nick, Patrick, Bethany, Neil, Amanda, Rebecca, Matthew and Ryan; several great-grandchildren; three brothers: Robert Moulton, Richard Moulton and Rodney Moulton; also many nieces, nephews and several cousins. Predeceased by her husband, son Dale W. Hanchett, daughter Pamela Riley, also siblings: Dot, Chester, Harry, Barbara, Shirley and Harold.