Gladys Pregmon Russin

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Nov. 28, 2012

Gladys Pregmon Russin, 88, of Old Forge, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.

She was the beloved wife of Jerry Y. Russin.

Gladys was born on May 14, 1924. She was a daughter of the late John Pregmon and Sophie Gambal.

She was a graduate of Old Forge High School and attended Keystone College. Mrs. Russin was employed until her retirement as the assistant to the chief executive of Elizabeth Arden Company. Gladie's lively, caring personality and loving kindness will be remembered by several generations of nieces, nephews and cousins as well as a wide circle of friends. A communicant of St. Stephen's Russian Orthodox Church, she preserved the custom of a joyous celebration of Russian Christmas every year, which will be sadly missed. Gladys enjoyed travel with her late husband and excursions with her graduating class from Old Forge High School.

She is survived by her brother John L. Pregmon and his wife, Patricia, Philadelphia.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today in St. Stephen's Russian Orthodox Church, St. Stephen's Lane, Old Forge, with Very Rev. Father German Ciuba, Rector, officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of her family. Family and friends may call today from 10 a.m. until noon at the Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, Plains Township.

Published in Times Leader from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2012