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Gloria L. (Shorette) Robertson

Gloria L. (Shorette) Robertson, 88, of Groton passed away with her loving husband Norman by her side.  She was married to Norman R. Robertson with whom she celebrated their 70 first wedding anniversary on November 11, 2017.

Born in Oakland, ME, she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Dorothy Shorette. Gloria retired from the Food Service Department at the Groton Dunstable Regional High School. She was a member of Christian Union Congregation Church in West Groton. Gloria was a member of the Alpine Square Dancing Club, Merry Makers of Groton, Groton Grange and the Rebekahs. She enjoyed spending time at Brant Rock Beach in Marshfield, picking up sea glass, shopping and going out to lunch with her sisters.

Besides her husband, she is survived by  her sons, Norman “Bud” Robertson of Groton and his fiancé, Judith Buckley of Billerica; Dale Robertson and his companion, Lisa Ellis of Townsend; daughters, Jean and her husband, George Bailey of Barrington, NH; and Debra Gillette of Chelmsford and her companion Bob Reed of Dracut; brothers, Richard Shorette of FL; John and his wife, Jane Shorette of Ware; George and his wife, Nancy Shorette of Monson; and Robert and his wife, Sally Shorette of Sarasota, FL; sister, Carolyn and her husband, Edward Sullivan of Somers, CT; Gerry Hill; Richard Rogers and his wife Harriet Rogers;  eight grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother-in-law of the late Robert Gillette, the sister of the late Leroy Shorette, Eleanor Fowler and Virginia Thursby and the grandmother of the late Edward Thompson.

  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements by Dolan Funeral Home 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

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