Ronald Vernon Gloddy, Jr., 77

Dec 28, 2020

Ronald Vernon Gloddy, Jr., 77, of Wareham, MA, died December 20, 2020, at home while surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joyce M. (LaFrance) Gloddy. They were married for 58 years. He was the son of the late Ronald V. Gloddy, Sr. and Marjorie L. (Simmons) Gloddy.

He was born in Brockton, MA and lived in Tilton, NH, for several years before moving to Wareham, MA. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963.

Mr. Gloddy worked as a groundskeeper and maintenance worker for Tobey Hospital for 20+ years before retiring.

Ronald was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed spending time in his yard gardening, watching the birds and listening to his wind chimes. He also liked watching Nascar and had a great love for Native American History & Culture. He was also a talented artist and woodworker.  

Survivors include his wife, Joyce M. (LaFrance) Gloddy; 2 daughters: Carol Senna her partner (Eric Smith) and Caryn Gomes her husband (Edward) all of Wareham, MA; 2 brothers: Wayne Gloddy of Wareham MA and Jim Clark of Bolton, CT. a sister, Darlene Bunting her husband (Billy) of Wareham, MA: 5 grandchildren: Sterling Duarte, Nakita Besegai her husband (Anthony), Dwight Senna, Dwayne Senna and longtime girlfriend (Kiana Fontes), and Sakari Gomes her fiancé (Jahmal Silva); 3 great grandchildren, Dante Ready, Evan Besegai and Liliana Besegai. and son-in-law Larry Senna from Wareham, Ma and Lisa Soares of New Bedford, MA who was like a daughter to him. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, John, Peter and Jimmy Gloddy.

No services will be held at this time. 

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Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham.