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Wendy S. Gleason

March 24, 1967 — July 30, 2020

Wendy S. Gleason   “Beloved wife, mother, “Meme”, and daughter”

COUDERSPORT, Pa.---Wendy S. Gleason, 53, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away after a brief but brave battle with breast cancer on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y.

Born on Friday, March 24, 1967 in Coudersport, she was a daughter of David A. and Carolyn P. Hackett Leet. On August 20, 1988 in the Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport, she married William J. “Bill” Gleason, who survives.

She was a graduate of Coudersport High School, Class of 1985. Wendy graduated from the Continental School of Beauty in Olean, N.Y. and for several years was employed by Robert Joseph Family Hair Care in Coudersport.

Wendy loved bowling, spending time in her pool with her beloved grandchildren and her Laney bug, shopping trips with her three daughters and her mom, and mowing her lawn. Above everything, her greatest love was her beloved family.

Surviving besides her husband, are her parents of Coudersport; three daughters, Megan M. (Bryan) Uhl of Kersey, Kayla A. (Caleb) Nichols and Macy J. (Matthew Freeman) Gleason, both of Coudersport; three grandchildren, Kohlson B. Uhl, Kason W. Uhl, and Aspen C. Uhl; two sisters, Tina (Kristine Deburgomaster) Leet of Coudersport and Julie A. (Dean) Taylor of St. Marys; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call from 1pm to 5pm on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse. Private funeral services will held with Pastor Scott Ogden of Park United Methodist Church, Coudersport, officiating. Burial will be in Ford Hill Cemetery, Coudersport.

Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials in Wendy’s name may be made to the Patterson Cancer Center, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Wendy’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Wendy, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

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