Gladys May Masterson passed away peacefully at home on January 16th at age 96.
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Gladys was born on August 10, 1923 to the late Minnie Nordhorn and Joseph Maschino in New York, New York. She graduated Newtown High School where she met the love of her life, James Masterson, and they married in 1943.
Gladys had moved to her Queens home as a teenager and eventually she and Jim made their second home at Sylvan Lake in Hopewell Junction, New York.
Gladys is survived by her loving children, Nancy Domenech, Judy Van De Ven and Joe Masterson and his wife Kathy. She was blessed with 9 grand-children, 19 great grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Gladys was a woman of incredible faith, strength, and independence, who had boundless love for her family but also for so many charities around the world. Her love and care, wisdom and unique way will be cherished by all who knew her.
A wake will be held at 8am on January 18 at Kearns Funeral Home 61-40 Woodhaven Boulevard in Rego Park, NY. A funeral mass will be held at Resurrection Ascension Church, 61-11 85th Street also in Rego Park on January 18 at 10:30, followed by interment at Saint John’s Cemetery. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to Saint Jude’s Children’s Research.