Obituary of Louise A. (McGann) Glaser

LOUISE A. (MCGANN) GLASER - of Woburn, June 16th at ninety-two years of age. Beloved wife of the late Charles L. Glaser. Devoted mother of Christopher Glaser, his wife Colleen, Carl Glaser, his wife Patricia all of Woburn, the late Matthew P. Glaser, Sr., his wife Joan B. (Cochrane) of Danvers, Kurt Glaser, his wife Helen of CT, Timothy Glaser, his wife Ryoko Yamamura of Wilmington, Elizabeth Glaser and Peter Desnoyers of Cambridge and daughter in law Mary Glaser of CT. Cherished sister of the late Claire McGann and sister-in-law, the late June Gaulin. Very special "Grammy" to fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Proud aunt of Gail Gaulin of Burlington. Dear cousin of Msgr. Francis J. McGann of Needham. Loving owner of her cat Snickers. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Wednesday, June 21st, at 9 a.m followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call at the Funeral Home, Tuesday, June 20th, 4-8 p.m. Interment at Woodbrook Cemetery. At the family's request, in lie of flowers, donations may be made in Louise's honor to Lynch Syndrome International, PO Box 19, Madison, CT 06443 or the Matthew P. Glaser Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Mass. College of Pharmacy, Office of Advanced Education, 175 Longwood Ave. Boston 02115.

OBITUARY

Louise McGann Glaser, 92, a long time resident of Woburn passed away passed away June 16th surrounded by her beloved family. Louise was the wife of the late Charles Louis Glaser.

Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Robert E. and Hester E. (Whitney) McGann. Raised and educated in Arlington she was a graduate of Arlington High School.

Louise married Charles Glaser with whom she shared over thirty years with. Bringing five children into the world Louise was kept very busy! She took great pride in her family and all of their accomplishments throughout the years. Sadly Charles passed away in 1979.

Louise went to work at Winchester Hospital and Wilmington Health Center, where she worked as an administrator and filing clerk. Throughout the years she remained pretty active in the city. belonging to the Woburn Historical Society, and the Woburn Public Library Book Club, a place where she loved to spend time!

Louise also was quite the quilter, having shared many of her creative works with family and friends. Football and hockey were her two most favorite sports that she followed closely; an avid reader, animal lover, Louise always enjoyed travelling with friends and family to many wonderful places.

A woman of great faith, Louise was an active parishioner of St. Charles and was very active in the Women’s Guild.

Sadly Louise was predeceased by her husband Charles, her son Matthew, sister Claire McGann, her sister-in-law, and dear friend, June Gaulin.

Louise is survived by her five children, Christopher and wife Colleen, Carl and wife Patricia, Kurt and wife Helen, Timothy and wife Ryoko Yamamura, Elizabeth Glaser and Peter Desnoyers, and daughters-in-law Joan Glaser and Mary Glaser; her cousin Fr. Frank McGann and niece Gail Gaulin; her 14 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and her beloved cat “Snickers”.

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn on Wednesday, June 21st at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call at the Funeral Tuesday evening 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Lynch Syndrome International at Lynch Syndrome International, PO Box 19, Madison, CT 06443; or the Matthew P. Glaser Memorial Scholarship Fund at Mass. College of Pharmacy, Office of Advanced Education, 175 Longwood Ave. Boston 02115.