George Glidden, 70, of South Main Street, Nanticoke, passed away Friday evening, Feb. 21, 2014, at Guardian Elder Care, Nanticoke.
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He was born Dec. 28, 1943, the son of the late George and Nellie Roberts Gliddon.
Prior to retiring, George was employed in the construction industry.
George enjoyed spending time with his family. He enjoyed painting and doing all kinds of odd jobs. He enjoyed telling stories and jokes to everyone.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Richard, Robert and Bernard, sister, Dorothy Garnett; nephews, Gaylord Wargo, Ronald Garnett; and niece, Patricia Garnett.
He is survived by his former wife, Margaret Covitz Glidden; companion, Mary Ann Alapeck; daughters, Nancy Glidden (Jody Steward), Berwick; Amy Glidden (Wade Hower) of Nanticoke, Barbara Glidden (Larry Myers) of Scranton, brother Gordon of Ashley, sisters Lorraine Wargo of Dallas, Barbara Calvey, Steward, Fla.; Mary Lou Fedok, Nanticoke; Ruth Hummel, Harveys Lake; grandchildren, Matthew Glidden, Amanda Glidden, Justin Glidden, Elijah Myers; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday from the Charles L. Cease Funeral Home, 634 Reyburn Road Shickshinny, with the Rev. Thomas Moore officiating.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, donations in George's memory may be made at the funeral home.
For directions or online condolences, please visit www.charleslceasefuneralhome.com.
Charles L Cease Funeral Home
634 Reyburn Rd
Shickshinny, PA 18655
Published in Citizens' Voice from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24, 2014