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Gaynelle A. Glendye, 87, of Lewistown, died Monday, January 17, 2022 at her home.

Born January 6, 1935 in Shirleysburg, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and the late Catherine (Sample) Smith. She was united in marriage to Curtis H. Glendye, Sr. M. Glendye predeceased August 10, 1975.

She is survived by her children Curtis H. Glendye Jr. and his partner Sally, Lewistown, Patricia Conner and her husband Terry, Lewistown and Sandra Chapman and her husband Michael, Saltillo, her grandchildren Tony Conner, Shannon Glendye, David Glendye , Holly Chapman and Eric Chapman and six great-grandchildren. A sister, Nancy Witters, Shirleysburg also survives.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs Glendye was predeceased by a son, David Glendye and siblings Betty Wiser, James Smith and Kay Francis Smith.

During her lifetime she had worked at Red’s Diner, Lewistown and as a supervisor at Empire Kosher, Mifflintown.

Mrs. Glendye enjoyed reading, knitting, bird watching and looking for words. She loved her family.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, January 20, 2022 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Pastor Alann Schmidt officiating. Interment will be in Monroe Valley Cemetery, Three Springs. Friends can call the funeral home one hour before the service on Thursday.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia.