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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Wendy S. Gleason, 53, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, PA

Wendy S. Gleason
“Beloved wife, mother, “Meme”, and daughter”

Wendy S. Gleason, 53, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, PA, passed away after a brief but brave battle with breast cancer on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y.

Born on Friday, March 24, 1967 in Coudersport, she was a daughter of David A. and Carolyn P. Hackett Leet. On August 20, 1988 in the Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport, she married William J. “Bill” Gleason, who survives.

She was a graduate of Coudersport High School, Class of 1985. Wendy graduated from the Continental School of Beauty in Olean, N.Y. and for several years was employed by Robert Joseph Family Hair Care in Coudersport.

Wendy loved bowling, spending time in her pool with her beloved grandchildren and her Laney bug, shopping trips with her three daughters and her mom, and mowing her lawn. Above everything, her greatest love was her beloved family.

Surviving besides her husband, are her parents of Coudersport; three daughters, Megan M. (Bryan) Uhl of Kersey, Kayla A. (Caleb) Nichols and Macy J. (Matthew Freeman) Gleason, both of Coudersport; three grandchildren, Kohlson B. Uhl, Kason W. Uhl, and Aspen C. Uhl; two sisters, Tina (Kristine Deburgomaster) Leet of Coudersport and Julie A. (Dean) Taylor of St. Marys; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call from 1pm to 5pm on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse. Private funeral services will held with Pastor Scott Ogden of Park United Methodist Church, Coudersport, officiating. Burial will be in Ford Hill Cemetery, Coudersport.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials in Wendy’s name may be made to the Patterson Cancer Center, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Wendy’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Wendy, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.
Proper face coverings and social distancing will be adhered to according to COVID mandates.


Anonymous said...

She was such a sweet lady. I'm so sorry for the family and pray the finds peace knowing she is no longer in pain.

Carol Pennypacker said...

Wendy I will always remember what a beautiful person you were. Always a smile and sure enjoyed her family. May God be with you and your wonderful family. Rest in peace.

Kim and Ed Goodenough said...

She always had a smile and loved her family time. Prayers to the family

Anonymous said...

Thoughts and Prayers to all the family. RIP Wendy you will be sadly missed by so many.

Anonymous said...

It is with much sorrow that such a wonderful person is another victim of cancer ! I watched Wendy grow up when i worked for her dad on Leet brothers farm..She had such a good heart and soul... There are too many good memories to tell.May God Bless her and her family during this tragedy...You will be greatly missed by so many lives that you touched , Roger Carpenter

Anonymous said...

So very sad, my heartfelt prayers for her family, friends & her community, Will always remember her smile, & her upbeat personality! Heaven surely gained another special angel.