Jody V. Glass(1954 - 2018)

WELLSVILLE - Jody V. Glass, 64, of South Main Street passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at his home.

He was born on January 26, 1954 in Wellsville to Harold "Bud"and Shirley George Glass. On August 6, 1988 in Wellsville he married Bonnie Rouse, who survives.

Jody grew up in Allentown where he attended school and graduated from Scio Central High School in 1971. He graduated from Genesee Community College in Batavia with a degree in Police Science, later from BOCES with an LPN degree, and finally from the Alfred State College School of Nursing as an RN. Jody held many jobs while in college to support himself and began his nursing career, as an RN, at the former St. Francis Hospital in Olean and later at Olean General Hospital. He moved to Paris, Tenn. where he worked for the Paris Health Care Center in the mental health unit. Several years ago he and Bonnie returned to this area due to his ill health.

Surviving besides his wife are a son Jody Glass, of Florida; a daughter, Sara Sallazzo of Wellsville; two step daughters, Mary Ann Kemp of Wellsville, and Joan Kemp of Lexington, KY; three grandchildren, including Derrick and Michael Sallazzo; two step grandchildren, Devan Kemp and Angel Prial; three sisters, Glenna [Jack] Clark of Andover, Lou Anne Glass of Allentown, and Julie [Bob] Wilkins of The Villages, Fla.; two brothers, Terry [Vince] Glass of Coloma, Calif., and Randy [Debbie] Glass of Whitesville; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Kenneth Glass, in 1951.

Friends are invited to call at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville on Monday, August 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The service will be held at the conclusion of the calling hours in the funeral home with Reverend Paul Barner presiding. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery and please consider memorial contributions either the Wellsville Manor Resident Council at 4192 A, Bolivar Road, Wellsville, NY, or to the SPCA. To leave online condolences please visit

Funeral Home

J W Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc
34 W State St Wellsville, NY 14895
(585) 593-3430

Published in Wellsville Daily Reporter on Aug. 9, 2018