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Albert E. "Alb" Glover

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.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Alb, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the funeral home Facebook page, Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home.




Alby was a GREAT Friend to all of us at the Oberlin 8 & 10 point Lingle (Dickie) Camp. We will miss him and his positive attitude and phenomenal personality and humor. Our Prayers are with the Family of Austin PA greatest little town in the USA

Robert Winn Dec 19 2019 12:00 AM

Knew Alb many years ago. My condolences.

Dave Price Dec 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Albert Glover

Dave Price Dec 18 2019 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to hear of Alb's passing. sure wish we could be there for all of you at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Judy and Dick Clancy

Judy Clancy Dec 18 2019 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathy to the family. Alb was a all around great man. I enjoyed seeing him when I came to Potter County.He will be missed.

DENNIS MARKLE Dec 18 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Albert Glover

Paul and Mary Glover Dec 17 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Albert Glover

Lisa Zemko Dec 17 2019 12:00 AM