Marie Gifford

December 7, 1933 - September 20, 2020

Marie Gifford, 86, a resident of Cape Coral, Florida, formerly of Toms River, New Jersey, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in Cape Coral. She was born December 7, 1933 in Utica, New York to Carmen and Clementina Christopher, now deceased.

Marie was a member of Saint Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Toms River, New Jersey. She was a waitress for many years and made many friends along the way. She loved to gamble and play the slots and was lucky most times. She loved to play bingo, paint, garden and do crafts. She was loved by everyone who knew her. 

She is survived by her daughter Laura Gifford-Ginda and her husband Jon of Cape Coral and her son Harold Gifford of Arizona. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren; as well as many great grandchildren. 

Marie was preceded in death by two children, her daughter Donna Gray and son Michael Gifford; as well as three sisters, Louise Tucker, Millie Priore and Jane Serratelli

A Memorial Mass will be held 9:00 AM Saturday, October 10, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 685 Hooper Ave., Toms River, NJ 08753.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Marie Gifford are suggested to American Cancer Society, 4575 Via Royale,  # 110, Fort Myers, FL 33919.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Cathy Manley Sep 22, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    How blessed are we to have someone to love so much that it makes saying goodbye so hard..
    May you Rest In Peace Aunt Marie and I hope you are singing with the angels in Heaven.
    I love you.

  2. Jackie Sep 23, 2020 at 6:12 am

    Sending hugs and kisses! Your mom was such a nice , funny lady!! Keep those memories alive!
    Jackie & family

  3. Sharon Goyins Sep 23, 2020 at 8:17 am

    Laura, I’m sorry for your loss. May you find peace in knowing that she is not suffering anymore. cherish the memories you had with her. God bless you and your family.

  4. Jennifer Cottone Sep 23, 2020 at 11:10 am

    Laura & Jon,
    I am so sorry for your loss. We all know how much you loved her and did for her.

    Prayers your way

  5. Garda Agugliaro Sep 23, 2020 at 11:55 am

    Thinking of you and sending love and prayers. ♥️

  6. Susan Bond-Masterson Sep 24, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Your mom was such an important part of your amazing family . Love Susan

  7. Susan Sep 29, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    Your family is in our hearts and prayers

  8. Dana McNamara Oct 1, 2020 at 6:55 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Love you. ,


  9. Carol Cantwlmo Oct 9, 2020 at 12:11 pm

    May she Rest In Peace with mom, Aunt Millie and Aunt Jane by her side. God bless and take care.

  10. Maria & Ramiro Santos Oct 9, 2020 at 1:36 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss., Laura.
    We all know how much you loved her and did for her.💕
    May your Mom RIP.🙏

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