Teresa Elizabeth Gagnon Mellone, class of 1939

Teresa Elizabeth Gagnon was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, to a French father and an Italian mother. She graduated from Pembroke College in 1939, and returned to Brown to pursue a Master’s in 1958, which she earned in 1962. Between her degrees, Teresa spent many years teaching elementary school in Germany, while her husband was stationed there with the army. After her return to the United States, she devoted the rest of her career to teaching at Primrose Hill School in Barrington, Rhode Island.