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Carol A. "Pooky" Gleason


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Carol A. "Pooky" Gleason Obituary
CANASTOTA - Carol A. "Pooky" Gleason, 74, of 213 James St., Canastota, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 13, 2012, at her home.

She was born on July 26, 1937, in Canastota, the daughter of James and Gertrude Blacklock Scanlan.

Carol has lived in Canastota all of her life, graduating from Canastota High School in 1954.

She worked for the Madison County Probation Department in Wampsville for 12 years, retiring in 1999.

Carol was a member of St. Agatha's Church in Canastota.

She enjoyed her weekly trips to Turning Stone Casino, gardening, reading, holiday gatherings, and spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren.
Carol married Francis M. "Mickey" Gleason on Aug. 26, 1961 at St. Agatha's Church in Canastota. Mickey died on Aug. 8, 1983.

Surviving are: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael Gleason of Canastota, and Thomas and Kay Gleason of Shippensburg, Pa.; one daughter and son-in-law, Katherine "Katie" and Richard Sanderson Jr. of Canastota; one brother and sister-in-law, James and Joanne Scanlan of Vernon; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Claire Carney of Verona, Patricia Roehm of Oneida, and Connie and Ted Noble of Canastota; five grandchildren, Makenna Gleason, John Gleason, Matthew Gleason, Ethan Sanderson, and Ryan Sanderson; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; as well as many friends, including special friends, Dorothy DiVeronica, and Elizabeth "Liz" Barley. Carol was predeceased by a sister, Jane Beach.

Funeral services for Carol A. "Pooky" Gleason, 74, of Canastota, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at St. Agatha's Church, Canastota, where a funeral Mass will be held. The Rev. Kevin P. Maloney, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Agatha's Cemetery, Canastota. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday (tomorrow) from 4-8 p.m. at the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, 201 James St., Canastota. In her memory, contributions may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central Pennsylvania, Team Matthew, Attn: Development Dept., 1501 Reedsdale St., Suite 3002, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15233, with envelopes available at the funeral home.
Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Apr. 16, 2012
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