Gladys D. Ciorlano


Gladys D. Ciorlano, 91, died Monday, July 12, 2021. She was the wife of the late Louis Ciorlano, Sr. DC.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Raoul and Dorothy (Minnie) Bacon. Gladys was the office manager and co-owner with her husband of the Cranston Physical Therapy Treatment Center in Cranston, RI for over 25 years retiring in 2005. She formally worked as a waitress for many years. She started at Woolworth’s in Providence and worked at the Aurora Club and was the head waitress at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet.

She was the beloved mother of Dorothy G. Ferranti and her husband Vincent, Victoria M. Arrico and her husband Robert and Louis Ciorlano, Jr and his wife Susan and the late Howard Barrett Jr.; grandmother of Dawn M. Cahoon-Edgar, Andrea M. Correia, Jacqueline V. Whittaker, Stephen R. Arrico, Matthew K. Arrico, Alyssa M. Ciorlano, Cameron L. Ciorlano and the late Denise D. Ossick. She also leaves 9 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She was also the sister of Richard Bacon, Donna LaPlante, Darlene Covill, Robert Bacon, Nancy Bergeron, Russell Bacon, Randy Bacon, Ronald Bacon, the late Dora Ellinwood, Joan Adams, Raymond Bacon, Daniel Covill and Christine Poland. She also is survived by many nieces and nephews.

A visitation was held Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 5-8 p.m. with a service at 8 p.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution to St. Antoine Residence, 10 Rhodes Ave, North Smithfield, RI 02896 and Hope Alzheimer’s, 25 Brayton Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920, would be appreciated.

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