Smethport - Gladys Ann Reinard, 89, of Smethport, formerly of Crosby, passed away Wednesday (December 30, 2020) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford.
She was born July 12, 1931 in Kane, a daughter of Carl E. and Olga E. Johnson. On Aug. 25, 1950, in Trinity Lutheran Church of Smethport, she married Ronald L. Reinard, who died January 31, 2010.
Gladys was a graduate of Smethport High School and worked for Sylvania of Emporium for several years before taking a job at Backus Company of Smethport. She was employed there for 30 years, retiring in 1993.
She was a member of the American Legion; John Berg Post #976 Auxiliary of Crosby and the Norwich Twp. Fire Dept. Women’s Auxiliary. She was very active in the Crosby community’s local events and associations.
Gladys is survived by:
One daughter-in-law: Carol Reinard of Smethport
Three grandsons: Forrest (Brandy) Reinard, Garrett Reinard and Dallas (Jennie) Reinard
Three great-granddaughters: Evelotte, Emery and Casey
One great-grandson: Crosby
One sister: Bonnie F. Walter of Paw Paw, MI
And many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons: Randy Reinard in 1975 and Roger Reinard in 2004; two sisters: Dorothy Herzog and Shirley Rossi; and two brothers: Wayne and Kenneth Johnson.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no services at this time. A celebration of Gladys’ life will be held at a future date. Burial will be in Norwich Cemetery, Colegrove, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Norwich Twp. Fire Dept. of Crosby, the American Legion; John Berg Post #976 of Crosby, or the McKean County SPCA. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.