Gladys H. (Hassinger) Paden, 92, a resident of the Penn Hall Nursing Center of Chambersburg, Pa., for the last two weeks and formerly of 148 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, died at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in the nursing center.
Born April 28, 1921, in Millheim, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Sadie (Rhoades) Hassinger. Her husband Jay A. Paden died on Oct. 9, 1980.
Gladys was a clerk at the former Barkdoll's Quality Market in Greencastle from 1962 to 1993. She worked part time in the local tax collector's offices of Charles "Whitey" Barkdoll, Janie Martin, Peggy Dickson and Sue Myers. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greencastle where she was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class and the United Methodist Women.
Gladys also was a member of the Greencastle VFW
Ladies Auxiliary, Greencastle-Antrim Loyal Daughters and she took pavilion reservations for the Jerome King Playground Association of Greencastle for many years. She was a 1939 graduate of Liverpool High School in Liverpool, Pa.
Surviving family are: one daughter, Sandy Shoop and husband Mike of Hagerstown, Md.; one grandson, Michael A. Hovis of Boerne, Texas; two stepgrandsons, Michael E. Shoop and David L. Shoop; two great-grandsons; four step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held on Monday March 24 at 11 a.m. from the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with Pastor Stacy A. Crawford officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in her memory to the First United Methodist Church, 45 N. Washington St., Greencastle, Pa. 17225, or to Lutheran Home Care And Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17201.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at:www.zimmermanfh.com