SHELBURNE -- Gloria J. Wade, 68, passed away Jan. 20, 2014, at her home after a brief illness.

She was born Feb. 28, 1945, in Middlebury, daughter of Nelson A. and Buelah I. (Ladue) Eubar. She worked at Simmonds Precision for 20-plus years. She was currently employed by Kinney Drugs and enjoyed working with what she called her other family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Wallace; and sisters, Beverly DeBerardino of Windsor Locks, and Sandra Thibodeau of Norich, Conn. She is survived by her son, Michael J. Danyow and wife, Cookie; daughter, Donna M. Fitzgerald; sister, Bonnie Stagg and husband, Gerry; five grandchildren, Robbie, Tabby, Bethany, Devin, and Katie; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a gathering to celebrate her life on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Eagle's Club in Vergennes. If you would like to send the family online condolences please send them to

Contributions and donations for consideration are the VNA, The Veterans Association, or The Children's Hospital of Vermont.