Giglio, Doreen Elizabeth -
Morrison - On February 20, 2016, Doreen passed in her home in Morrison, TN, after a 6-month battle with cancer. She was 50 years old. She leaves behind her husband, Mike Giglio and son, Michael Vincent, age 12.
Doreen was born in Bronx, NY in 1965, to Rose Marie and Vincent Anzalone. They moved to Margate, FL while Doreen was still pre-school age. She spent most of her early years in Margate, graduating from Coconut Creek High School. She attended Broward Community College, in Fort Lauderdale. As a young adult, she was a very hard worker and maintained 2 jobs on many occasions. Most notable, she was Vice-President of Accounting at Postal Professional Credit Union in Fort Lauderdale and also worked many hours in management and supervision of Don Carters Bowling Center in Tamarac, FL, where she met her husband, Mike Giglio.
Doreen and Mike were married in 1997. In 2000, they relocated to Morrison, TN. In 2003, they were blessed by the birth of their son, Michael Vincent.
In 2001, Doreen was hired by Frontier Communications and was a dedicated employee who took on many roles with the company, from running a retail store in McMinnville, to climbing telephone poles to repair customers phone/internet service. In 2014, she was promoted to Business Systems Installations.
Doreen was diagnosed with Cancer on September 18, 2015. Throughout her brutal fight of this dreaded disease, she remained a brave, iron-willed woman, even through the extreme pain caused by her metastatic disease.
Doreen is survived by her husband and son, as well as her sister, Christine Colton, her husband Adam and their children, Crystal and Andrew; brother, Salvatore Anzalone and his wife, Kylie; mother, Rose Marie Anzalone; aunts, uncles, cousins and other beloved extended family members. She is preceded in death by her father, Vincent Anzalone.
Doreen requested to be cremated. A celebration of her life will be held at Covenant Fellowship Church in Morrison, TN on Friday, February 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM. She also requested that in lieu of flowers, should friends and family desire, contributions be made to a college fund for Michael Vincent. It was extremely important to her that Michael receive a quality college education and felt this was appropriate due to her untimely, premature passing. Donations can be sent in the name of Michael Vincent Giglio, in care of Citizens Tri-County Bank, 5248 Manchester Highway, Morrison, TN 37357. They may be reached at 931-668-7920.
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