Mary Gail Giunti-Hudson

September 30, 1954 - October 10, 2007
Mary Gail Giunti-Hudson

Mary “Gail” Giunti-Hudson, 53, passed away Wednesday night with her family at her side at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Wilmington, North Carolina. Gail survived brain and lung cancer for 11 months.

Born September 30, 1954, in Staten Island, New York, later living in Freehold, New Jersey, until she attended the University of Maryland majoring in Art. She had a successful career in restaurant management for 15 years, then another 10 years in retail management. She came to Wilmington as a manager for Dillard’s in 2001 and later as a manager for Lowes Home Improvement.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Moya Christina Giunti. She is survived by her loving husband, Ralph “Steven” Hudson and her three children whom she loved more than anything, Ryan C. Hudson 17, and twin girls, Brandi M. Hudson and Brittney N. Hudson 16. Other family members include her father, Frank E. Giunti and his wife Delores of Williamsburg, Virginia. She has four brothers, Richard Giunti/ wife Donna/ daughter Cira of Williamsburg, Virginia. David Giunti/ wife Mary/ sons Zach and Matthew/ daughter Megan of Newport News, Virginia. Robert “Fish” Giunti/ wife Lawanda/ son Joshua/ daughter Amil of Richmond, Virginia. Denis Giunti of Newport News.

Gail was full of life and love for all of her family. She enjoyed arts and crafts and encouraged her children to do excellent in school. Her caring and devotion to friends and family will be deeply missed.

The family will be having visitation at Weymouth Funeral Home in Newport News, Virginia, on Wednesday, October 17, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Church services will be held at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church in Newport News, Virginia, on Thursday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial service at Parklawn Cemetery in Hampton, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wilmington, North Carolina.

A memorial mass to remember Gail will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Tuesday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m. followed by a reception.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 Phone: 910.791.9099


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  • October 14, 2007
    Bernadette Baker says:
    Dear Hudson Family, Please know that we think of you daily and pray that God brings you the return of inner peace and joy in living your lives. We know what it means to lose someone so dear to you. Be patient with yourselves and with each other while you grieve. Be comforted by your faith in life everlasting and that she is at peace. With love and support, Bernie and Brian

  • October 19, 2007
    Robert Seaford Jr. says:
    To Richard and the family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! Losing a loved one is always very very difficult. However, when the departed is so young, it makes it that much more taxing. May God bless you all and comfort you in this time of great sadness. Sincerely, Kathy & Robert Seaford

  • October 12, 2007
    Brittney says:
    You held on till mine and my sisters birthday and im proud to share that day with you. I love you forever and will never foget the times we had. You brought so much joy and love into everyones lives and were always there for me. I'll see you some day later on. You have been and will always be my hero. I love you mommy and i miss you. <3

  • October 14, 2007
    Colleen Pienciak says:
    May Gail find peace in the loving arms of her Mom (Aunt Moya) I will always cherish the memories we had growing up in Colts Neck together. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Giunti family/Hudson family as you all go through this very difficult time. God Bless You All Love Always Colleen Hand Pienciak Colleen Pienciak (Linden, NJ)

  • October 14, 2007
    Doug Ray says:
    I knew Gail for a short time as a co-worker. She was a pleasure to work for. My condolences are with the whole family in your time of grief.