Glennis's Story

CHAMPAIGN - Glennis Ann Pagliuso, 82, passed away at 5:38 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at Bickford Cottage (Mary B's), Champaign, IL. She was born in Dexter, Maine, to her parents, the late John and Lenora McGilvery Bonneau.

A graduate of Chelsea Memorial Nursing School, Chelsea, Mass., Glennis touched immeasurable lives during her 40-year nursing career. Glennis enjoyed gardening, singing, dancing, cooking, waterskiing, the Southwest, Monet paintings, Boston's North Shore beaches, coffee, doughnuts and blueberry ice cream. She had a great sense of humor and sparkly, blue eyes. Glennis will be missed by all who knew her.

She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Gina Pagliuso of Urbana, and her partner, Jeannie Covert; her son, Anthony Pagliuso, and his wife, Revital, of Newton Mass.; her dear granddaughters, Lia, Shiri and Dana Pagliuso; her sister, Jean Flewelling of Epping, N.H.; her brother, Roland Bonneau of Chelsea, Mass.; her longtime friends, Gladys Kalapinski and Doris Langone; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Jackie Ruksznis.

Private burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter ME. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the staff (past and present) at Bickford Cottage (Mary B's) and Carle Hospice for the dignity, love and respect shown to Glennis through the years. Memorial donations may be made in Glennis' name to The Alzheimer's Association at or to any musical program of your choice. Participation in your local Walk to End Alzheimer's would be a wonderful way to honor Glennis' memory. Condolences may be made at
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