Gail Elizabeth Glenn, age 80, formerly a long-time resident of 142 Forest Street, Cambridge Springs, PA died Monday, May 5, 2008 at the home of a daughter, LaVonne Clements, 74 Harborview, Thornville Ohio with whom she had lived the past year. She had been in failing health. Born on June 29, 1927 in Charleston, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Robert Fulton and Katherine White Fulton. On April 24, 1945 she married Robert Thomas Glenn and he preceded her in death on April 1, 1987. Mrs. Glenn was employed as a secretary in the Buisness Department of Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA for 20 years retiring in 1991. Previous to 1991 she worked at Jamison Hospital in New Castle as a ward clerk and also at Polk State Hospital as a clerk. She was a past member of American Legion Auxiliary, Post #381 in Cambridge Springs and was a member of the Cambridge Springs Booster Club. Gail was a drum corp fanatic and followed the Erie Mavericks and the Garfield Cadets. She was a Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates fan and particularly enjoyed interacting with the students at Edinboro University.
Glenn, Gail ElizabethSurviving family members include two sons – Robert Allen Glenn and his wife, Belinda of Lima, OH and Thomas R. Glenn and his friend, Kim Mitchell both of Cambridge Springs; three daughters – LaVonne L. Clements and her husband, Cliff of Thornville, OH; Susan Gail Glenn of Huron, OH; and Marcie Ann Farrell and her husband, Tommy of Okeechobee, Fl; seven grandchildren – Hugh Clements; Donald Clements; Elizabeth “Drissy” Clements Marlo; Robert Thomas Glenn; Valerie Lyne Glenn; Tommy Farrell; and Timmy Farrell. Preceding Gail in death was a daughter – Kathleen Victoria Glenn; a son – Donald DeWitt Glenn; and a grandson – Samuel Clements.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 and are invited to attend funeral services there on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jim Callender, pastor of the First Church of God in Cambridge Springs officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Cemetery, Pine Township, Allegheny County.
Memorials may be given to the Robert T. Glenn and Gail E. Glenn Scholarship Fund, c/o Edinboro University Development Office, 210 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16444.