YORK, Paula J. (Glendening) Of Reading, Feb. 22. Beloved wife of Robert J. York. Cherished daughter of Leonard M. Glendening and the late Elizabeth (McFarland) of Bristol. Loving sister of Beth Glendening and her husband William Kostenko of Poughkeepsie, NY, Mark Glendening and his wife Kathleen of Kennett Square, PA, Carl Glendening of Wolcott, CT and Mary Glendening of Burlington, CT. Devoted Aunt of Patrick and Gina Glendening, Casey, Owen, Molly, Adam and Caroline Glendening. She also leaves her close companion, her dog "Scout". Visiting hours will be held at the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.) READING, on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends invited to attend. At the request of the family funeral service and burial will be private. A celebration of her life will be held at the Hillview Country Club, 149 North St., North Reading, Wed. Feb. 27 at noon. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Ellie Fund, "Fighting Breast Cancer and Easing its Effects on Women and Families in Massachusetts" ( or the Angells of Kindness Fund, "Your Wings Over Animals in Need" ( For info, directions and online guestbook visit

Funeral Home

Douglass Edgerley & Bessom Funeral Home
25 Sanborn Street Reading, MA 01867
(781) 944-0284
Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 24, 2013