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Friday, February 24, 2017

Gladys M. Lindvay, 85, of Warren, PA

Gladys M. Lindvay

Gladys M. Lindvay, 85, of Warren, PA, died Friday morning, February 24, 2017 at Cambridge Warren following a lengthy/brief illness.

Born on November 10, 1931 in Warren, PA, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Carl and Alphonsine Bach Anderson. Gladys resided her entire life in Warren County. 

Along with her husband, she owned and operated the former Lindvay Diner in the 1960’s in Youngsville, PA and was employed as a machinist operator with the former New Process Company. She worked with the Warren County Commissioners with the Welfare Department Children and Youth and was a home health aide with Warren General Hospital. 

Gladys was a member of Holy Redeemer R. C. Church where she was a former member of the church Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the Altar Rosary Society. She was a Sugar Grove Senior Center Volunteer with their exercise program and was a life member of the Clarendon V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and Past President of the V.F.W. Auxiliary 19th District and County Council, Bradford Cootiette Club and a member of the World War I Daughter, where she participates every year in the Memorial Day program at the Warren County Courthouse. Gladys helped her husband make numerous clocks and sold them nationwide. She entertained with her father’s band “The Coon hunters” during the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. She enjoyed baking bread and canning vegetables.

Gladys is survived by her four children – Nancy Marie Gustafson and her husband, Allan, of Warren, PA, Michael A. Lindvay and his wife, Lona, of Warren, PA, Sue Ann Irvine and her husband, Bruce, of Panetta, FL, and Elizabeth McClellan and her husband, Stanley, Jr., of Warren, PA., her brother, Leroy “Sonny” Anderson of Warren, PA., Gladys is also survived by her nine grandchildren, Carrie Gustafson, Tracy (Mathew) Carlson, Chris (Emily) Lindvay, Kevin (Amanda) Lindvay, Doug (Bobbi) Irvine, Dustin Irvine, Kellie (Joseph) Goldthwaite, Stephanie (Toby) Larson and Amy McClellan, 9 great-grandsons and 5 great-granddaughters and another great grandchild is due to be born in September and a great great grandchild is due to be born in July, which would have made 5 generations, several nieces and nephews also survive. 

In addition to her parents, Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Michael V. Lindvay, whom she married on June 18, 1949 and who died on September 17, 2012, and one sister, Margaret L. Joyce.

Friends may call Monday, February 27, 2017 from 3 to 7:00 P.M., at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA, where a vigil service will be held at 2:45 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Holy Redeemer R. C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA, with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Resurrection in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery.

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