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Gladys P. Zifcak

July 20, 2019
Gladys P. Zifcak
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Obituary for Gladys P. Zifcak

Gladys "Betsy" P. (Godin) Zifcak, 81, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. Married for 58 years and together since high school, she was the wife of Raymond G. Zifcak. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late William and Althea (Ballou) Godin.
Betsy worked for years as a Teacher's Aide at the Austin T. Levy School in Harrisville. After retirement, she spent half the year in sunny Florida and half in her hometown on Pascoag Lake.
While a full-time homemaker raising five kids, Betsy also found time for sports. She played softball on a local women's team and coached daughter Marcia on Rec and All-Star teams. She was an avid golfer, playing in the Worcester County League here and the Wedgefield league down in Florida. She belonged at different times to Raceway Golf Course, Blissful Meadows and Wedgefield in Orlando. She has the most holes-in-one in the family with three.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children: Mark Zifcak, Michael (and wife Elaine) Zifcak, Matthew (and wife Karen) Zifcak, Marcia (and husband Alan) Packett and Monica (and husband Rifat) Murtovic; and four grandsons: Joshua and Timothy Packett and Arton and Diar Murtovic. She was the sister of the late Barbara Harris.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Betsy on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at 11 AM in St. Joseph's Church, 183 Sayles Ave. Pascoag. Inurnment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Main St., Burrillville. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to St. Joseph's Church, 183 Sayles Ave., Pascoag, RI 02859

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11:00 AM 9/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Church

183 Sayles Ave. Pascoag
Pascoag, RI 02859

St. Joseph Church
183 Sayles Ave. Pascoag Pascoag 02859 RI
United States

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St. Patrick's Cemetery Final Resting Place

Pascoag Main Street, Burrillville
Burrillville, RI 02859

Pascoag Main Street, Burrillville Burrillville 02859 RI
United States

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St. Joseph Church

183 Sayles Ave. Pascoag
Pascoag, RI 02859

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