Gladys A. Houk

June 26, 1934 - Nov. 13, 2009

Gladys A. Houk, 75, of Palmyra, passed away Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, at her residence. She was born June 26, 1934, the daughter of the late Ralph and Jessie (Burton) Grant.

Gladys is survived by her daughters, Sherry Behselich and Cathy Houk of Palmyra; grandchildren, Blake Behselich, Angie (Kevin) Bilello, Amy (Rob) Domagalski and Brett Houk; great-grandchildren, Hayden and Ava Domagalski; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews; her dear friend, Sally Lilly of Whitewater; and many others friends.

Gladys was preceded in death her husband, Donald Sr.; son, Donald Jr.; and her sister, Helen Tietz-Behselich.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Nov. 19, at Mealy’s Funeral Home, 320 W. Main St., Palmyra, with the Rev. Dennis Ackeret officiating. A private family burial will be held at St. Theresa’s Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to a charity of their choice.

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Mealy’s Funeral Home in Palmyra, 495-2127, is assisting the family.