Half Staff – M.E. “Meg” (Gass) Day

M.E. “Meg” (Gass) Day, wife of the late Ellison G. Day, of 333 South St., Rockport, formerly of Newton, dies on Sunday at her residence.She was born in Malden to the late James M. and Minnie (Gratto) Gass.

Mrs. Day had resided in Newton for many years where she was a member of P.E.O. of Newton and a former member of the Eliot Congregational Church.

She had resided in Rockport since 1964, where she had summered for many years and was a member of the Rockport Garden Club, the Rockport Art Association, the Sandy Bay Yacht Club, the Thacher Island Association and the First Baptist Church of Rockport.

Mrs. Day is survived by a son, Elison G., husband of Suzanne E. Day Jr., of Chapel Hill, NC; three grandchildren, Penny Olson of Rockport, Pamela Berube of Rehoboth, and Ric Ripley of Natick; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Day was predeceased by a daughter, Mimi Ripley.

Memorial services will be held in the First Baptist Church of Rockport, 2 High St., Rockport, on Wednesday afternoon at 2.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the First Baptist Church, 2 High St., Rockport, MA 01966.