Gloria Piamonte Waggett, 88, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2012 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
She was born in the Philippines, on January 24, 1924, the daughter of the late Leonardo Piamonte and Rosalia Corpuz Piamonte. . She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hilton Waggett and also a son-in-law, Wilfredo Lana.
She was a member of Wrightsboro Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Warren Waggett and wife, Gwen, Davie Waggett and wife, Charlene both of Wilmington, NC; two daughters, Vangie Millender and husband, Paul of Perry, GA and Tessie Lana of the Philippines; twelve grandchildren, Dane, Chris, Michael, Jonathan, Waggett and Michael Griffin, Blair Waggett and Brooke Batts, John Paul Millender, Mary Anne Veach, and Sarah Newbauer, Reggie Lana and Tania; also five great grandchildren, Fisher, Connor, Madison, Madalyn, and Monica.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Friday, August 17, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
The family will also receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 pm Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Wrightsboro Baptist Church, 2736 Castle Hayne Rd., Wilmington, NC. A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 PM. Officiating will be Dr. Michael Moore.
Graveside services will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wrightsboro Baptist Church Building Fund, 2736 Castle Hayne Rd., Wilmington, NC 28401.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099