CUBA, N.Y. - Gloria J. Charles, beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, formerly of South Shore Road, Cuba Lake, passed away Saturday (April 21, 2012) at the Cuba Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Unit following a lengthy illness.
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Mrs. Charles was born on May 4, 1930, in Bradford, Pa., the daughter of Carl and Enes Perrine Pietranton. On Oct. 23, 1959, in Ripley, she married Blanchard Franklin Charles, who preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1985.
In 1948, she graduated from the former St. Bernard High School of Bradford.
Throughout her life, she enjoyed caring for her home and family.
Surviving Mrs. Charles are a son, Raymond C. (Suzanne) Charles of Allegany; a grandson, John F. Charles of Allegany; a sister, Esther (James) Morony of Erie, Pa.; and two nieces.
At Mrs. Charles' request, there will be no visitation or funeral services. Burial will be at St. Bernard Cemetery, Bradford, at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home Inc., 24 Genesee Pkwy., Cuba.
Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 23 to Apr. 28, 2012