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Dr. Mary Gorman Glascoff

April 9, 1948 March 23, 2020
Dr. Mary Gorman Glascoff
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Obituary for Dr. Mary Gorman Glascoff

Dr. Mary Alice Gorman Glascoff, known to all as Deedee, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center.

Services are being planned for at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery as well as a local celebration of her life.

Deedee was from Melrose, Massachusetts and held degrees from the University of Massachusetts, Mississippi University for Women, and West Virginia University. She served in the United States Army and Mississippi National Guard. Deedee had a career in nursing before joining the faculty of East Carolina University. At ECU she took great delight in seeing generations of students become her colleagues and her dedication to the Faculty Senate was unquestionable. She retired in 2014 as Professor Emeritus in Health Education and was living at Cypress Glen Retirement community at the time of her death.

She was preceded in death by her parents James and Elizabeth McShane Gorman. She is survived by, daughter, Laura Jane Glascoff and husband, Charlie LaCavera, of Byram, MS; son, William James Glascoff and wife, Jennifer Wagstaff, of Lewisville, NC; grandchildren, Nicholas and Sarah Glascoff; brother, Jim Gorman and wife Nancy; sister, Elizabeth Gorman Scott and husband Mark; nieces and nephews that she loved very much.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Glascoff Scholarship at East Carolina University. Be sure to designate Glascoff Scholarship in the Gift Instructions section.

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Event Information

Services will be set for a future date to be determined.

Cemetery Details


Arlington National Cemetery Final Resting Place

1 Memorial Ave.
Arlington, VA 22211

1 Memorial Ave. Arlington 22211 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Glascoff Scholarship at East Carolina University

Be sure to designate Glascoff Scholarship in the Gift Instructions section.

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