Smethport - Glenn E. Cunningham, 84, of Smethport, passed away Friday (March 3, 2023) at Lakeview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Smethport.
He was born July 23, 1938 in Olean, NY, the son of Alex and Anna (Acierno) Cunningham . On February 7, 1959, in St. Elizabeth Church, Smethport, PA, he married Evelyn Kay Huey, who died January 12, 2018.
Mr. Cunningham was a 1957 graduate of Smethport High School. He was employed at Petrowax, now International Wax of Farmers Valley, PA before his retirement.
He was a member of St. Elizabeth Church of Smethport, a life member of the Smethport Fire Department, a member of the NRA, was an EMT of Smethport Ambulance, coach for East Smethport and Smethport Area High School Baseball and Legion Baseball, PIAA Referee of football for over 50 years, earning a 50 year watch with the Sam Bennett Chapter of the PIAA, he was an official umpire for many years, and he had his own maple syrup business.
He is survived by:
One son: Gene E. (JoAnn) Cunningham of Smethport
One daughter: Casey L. (Tim) Raught of Smethport
Three grandchildren: Dustin Raught, Daniel (Melanie) Cunningham, and Alyssa (Bob Billyard) Cunningham
Three great grandsons: RuBen, Levi and Emmett
Two great granddaughters: Kaylyn and Trinitee
One sister: Ruth Hair of Fayetteville, NC
Two brothers: Gary Cunningham of Marshburg and John Cunningham of Henrietta, NY
And several nieces and nephews
In addition to his parents and wife, Glenn was preceded in death by two sisters, infant Shirley Cunningham and Johanna Korb, along with one brother, Wilford “Willy” Cunningham.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 6 at 1:30 pm at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, with the Rev. Vincent P. Cieslewicz, pastor of St. Elizabeth Church, officiating. Burial will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Smethport.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Lakeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, 15 W. Willow St., Smethport, PA 16749 or to St. Elizabeth Church, 307 Franklin St., Smethport, PA 16749. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.