BINGHAMTON _ Julia A. Gloeckler, 98, of Binghamton and a former resident of Sidney, passed away Saturday morning, April 10, 2010, at Binghamton General Hospital, Binghamton.
Julia was born May 26, 1911, daughter of the late Samuel and Susanna (Knapp) Hall in Franklin.
On Dec. 21, 1935, Julia married James E. Gloeckler in Unadilla. He predeceased her June 3, 1989.
Julia was a loving mother and grandmother, and a devout Christian. She was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church of Sidney.
Julia is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Richard Alcott; five grandchildren, Lisa Alcott, Cynthia Cooper and husband Robert, Christine Slish and husband David, Mikki Weeden, Peter Baciuska and wife Teri; seven great-grandchildren, Samantha and Matthew Cooper, Joshua Slish, Ronald Weeden, Elizabeth Weeden and Edward and Hunter Baciuska; as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Julia was predeceased by her son, Edward J. Gloeckler on March 4, 2002; and four sisters, Fannie Delameter, Ellen Nichols, Dorothy Hall and Emma O'Donoghue.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2010, in Prospect Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Barbara Green, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Sidney, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Julia's name may be directed to the United Methodist Church of Sidney, 12 Liberty St., Sidney, NY 13838.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family online at www.landersfh.com.
Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney.