Glenn W. Sutton
1945 - 2020
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Glenn W. Sutton, 75, of Cheswick, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Presbyterian Senior Care, Oakmont, as a result of a stroke. He was born June 17, 1945, in Pittsburgh, to the late Carl E. Sr. and Mary Dorothy Sutton. He was a 1963 graduate of Fox Chapel High School and a 1967 graduate of Clarion State College, where he met his wife, Carolyn. Mr. Sutton was an educator, teaching English, reading and the gifted for Deer Lakes School District. While at Deer Lakes, he served as president and chief negotiator for the teacher's union. After retiring from education, he owned a permit acquisition business. He was a Local 3 union ironworker, a member of NEA, PSEA and DLEA. He was also a social member of the Krivan Club of Springdale and enjoyed many evenings there with friends. In addition to his being with his grandchildren, Glenn enjoyed hunting, canoeing, traveling and reading, particularly about the Civil War. Glenn is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carolyn Youngs Sutton; his daughter, Sharilyn M. (Daniel) Copeland, of Springdale; and son, Shane W. (Christine) Sutton, of Scottsdale, Ariz. He leaves grandchildren, Rachel Selzer, Rebecca Selzer, Colton Copeland and Ariston Sutton. He was preceded in death by his brother, Carl E. Sutton Jr.; and sisters, Marlene and Elaine Sutton. There will be a celebration of life planned for a later date. Professional services were trusted to THOMAS M. SMITH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY LTD., Blawnox. Donations in his name may be made to the National Park Foundation, www.nationalparks.org. www.thomasmsmithfh.com.

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Published in The Valley News Dispatch on Jun. 28, 2020.
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June 30, 2020
Mr.Sutton was a great teacher!He will be missed greatly!
Michelle Roberts McDonell
June 30, 2020
Sorry for the loss . He was my English /reading teacher at Deer Lakes, nice guy
Suzy Peluchette
Student
June 29, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. As you probably hear quite often, Mr. Sutton was an excellent teacher and really prepared us well for college. His knowledge base lives on every time I proofread one of my daughters papers. DL 89
Jennifer (Murray) Lisanti
Student
June 29, 2020
So sorry for your loss Carolyn.
Norma Shirey
Coworker
June 28, 2020
Mr. Sutton was a great teacher who truly enjoyed and valued education. I would not be in my current dream career if it wasnt for Mr. Suttons encouragement and guidance. For that I am forever grateful. Deepest condolences to his family and friends.
M. (Mathews) Fischer
Student
June 28, 2020
So very sorry for you and your families loss Carolyn.
Fred Herlinger
Friend
June 28, 2020
Mr. Sutton was a great teacher and a great person you'll definitely be missed prayers to the family and friends of mr. Sutton.
George Schreckengost
Student
June 28, 2020
Carolyn. Sorry to read about Glenn's death. Always a difficult time when we lose someone we hold dear to our hearts. Peace be with you. Love Chuck
Chuck Swanderski
Friend
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