Albert E. “Alb” Glover “beloved father, grandfather and brother”
COSTELLO, Pa.---Albert E. “Alb” Glover, 68, a lifelong resident of Costello and Austin, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 15, 2019.
Born on Thursday, July 26, 1951 in Port Allegany, he was a son of Thomas R. and Lula B. Eck Glover. On October 16, 1982, he married Anna M. Clancy Leightley Glover, who preceded him in death on August 31, 2015.
Alb attended Austin High School. He was a union laborer in the construction trades belonging to Local 824 L.I.U. of North America.
He was a life member of the Austin-Costello Sportsmen’s Club. Alb was an avid hunter. His greatest love was his family, especially his grandchildren.
Surviving are three children, Curt O. (Jennifer) Leightley of Austin, Jamie L. (John) Gentzel of Costello, and Shawn J. (Amber) Glover of Costello; nine grandchildren, Nick, Noah, and Elyssa Leightley, Kevin and Breanna Gentzel, and Aiden, Aric, Jacob, and Jaxon Glover; a great-grandson, Oliver Leightley; a sister, Joan Tilburg of Costello; five brothers, Tommy (Penny) Glover of Costello, Rick (Sherri) Glover of Costello, Joe (Vida) Glover of Austin, Bruce Glover of Emporium, and Richard (Nancy) Glover of Austin; a sister-in-law, Cindy Glover of Austin; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Alb was predeceased by a grandson, Ryan Gentzel; a stepson, Larry M. Leightley, Jr.; and a brother, Chuck Glover.
In keeping with Alb’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. Graveside burial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019, in Forest Hill Cemetery, Austin, with Pastor Todd Lamer, of the Austin/Keating Summit United Methodist Charge, officiating.
Alb’s family has entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
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