Born in Fulton, she was a life resident of the Hannibal–Fulton area. Ada retired from Sealright Co., Fulton in 1988 after 38 years.
She was a member of Prior Stock American Legion Post 1552, Hannibal.
Ada was an avid bowler, card player and Bingo aficionado.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph J. Gagliardo, who died in 1995 and sister, Eleanor Martin.
Surviving are two daughters, Janis M. (Richard) Stauring of Hannibal and Margaret L. Gagliardo of Cincinnati, Ohio; four sons, Joseph J. Gagliardo, Jr. of Liverpool, Patrick (Karen) Parker of Montana, Kevin Parker of Hannibal and Donald (Diane) Parker of Texas; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Parker of Eaton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was at 11 a.m. Friday at Fairdale Rural Cemetery, County Route 3, Hannibal. Calling hours were Thursday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse 13204.