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Wilma Conaway Gleason Reese (Howland) Harrison

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Harrison, Wilma (Howland) Conaway Gleason Reese

Formerly of Lawrenceville, PA: Wilma (Howland) Conaway Gleason Reese Harrison, age 96 formerly of Lawrenceville, PA passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the Green Home in Wellsboro, PA. Born December 21, 1916 in Lawrence Twp., PA, she was the daughter of the late Lewell and Ella (Mack) Howland. She resided in the Lawrenceville area all her life and was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, Lawrenceville, PA. Wilma had a very positive outlook on life, laughed easily, was always either singing or whistling, had many friends, and loved angels. She was also known for her sewing skills, quilting, and apple pies. Wilma is survived by her sons, Sidney Conaway, David Gleason, Theodore Gleason; a daughter, Louella Gleason Hext; and stepchildren H. Arden Harrison, and Carol Harrison. She is also survived by many grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Jonathan W. Gleason and step-daughter Toletha Reese Howe. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Building Fund at the Calvary United Methodist Church, Lawrenceville, PA; Parkinson's Disease Foundation; or a . A special thank you to the staff at the Green Home in Wellsboro for the wonderful, compassionate care they gave to our Mother, and to the Kenyon Funeral Home for the kind and caring services they provided. To send an online condolence visit: A "celebration of life" memorial service will be held April 27 at 3:00 pm at Calvary UMC, Lawrenceville, PA. A reception will follow in the Friendship Center.


Published in Star-Gazette on Apr. 22, 2014
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