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Amelia Maria (Pirrone) Gorgone

February 25, 1941 ~ December 1, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Amelia Maria Gorgone is survived by her husband of 60 years, Charles Gorgone; children, Anna Maria Gorgone, Salvatore Charles Gorgone (Patricia Pamela Gorgone), Martha Amelia Gorgone; grandchildren, Vincent Charles Gorgone, Tabitha Rose Gorgone-Manchester, Anthony William Gorgone; sisters, Concetta Maria Pirrone, Martha Concetta Pirrone.

Amelia (Millie) was born in Washington, D.C., grew up in Maryland suburbs and graduated from Regina High School in 1959.  At age 18 she started working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) then married Charles Gorgone on October 7, 1961, and started their family.  After raising her family, she decided to return to the work force as a federal government employee at the Department of Health and Human Services in Rockville, Maryland, where she retired in December 1998.

Millie was a genuine, kind, and caring person.  She always thought of others never thinking of herself.  She donated to many organizations that she felt strongly about.  She lit up a room with her beautiful smile and had a wonderful sense of humor practicing on our dad.  She touched so many people’s lives whether she knew them or not.  Millie enjoyed being a mother and a grandmother.  She loved cooking, shopping, crocheting, knitting, and reading a good romance novel.  She loved eating sweets in the middle of the night.  She celebrated each holiday to the extreme.  She was the glue that kept our family together.  There is so much to say about Millie but we can all admit that she left us with wonderful memories.  She will be deeply missed.

A Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Donaldson Funeral Home of Clarksville, P.A. 12540 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, Maryland 21029. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at St. Louis Catholic Church, 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029 with Entombment immediately following at Gate of Heaven, 13801 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20906. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 14, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home of Clarksville, P. A.
12540 Clarksville Pike, Rt 108
Clarksville, Maryland 21029

Visitation
Tuesday
December 14, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home of Clarksville, P. A.
12540 Clarksville Pike, Rt 108
Clarksville, Maryland 21029

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
December 15, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Louis Catholic Church
12500 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029

Entombment

Gate of Heaven
13801 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20906

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