Obituary of Glenna L. Austin
Smethport - Glenna L. Austin, 69, of Leechburg, PA, passed away Monday (October 15, 2018) in St. Andrew's Village, Indiana, PA.
She was born Jan. 6, 1949 in Port Allegany, a daughter of Glenn and Marjorie Lushbaugh Minnier. On Jan. 22, 1994, in Bradford, PA, she married Robert E. Austin, who died Sept. 13, 1998.
Mrs. Austin was a graduate of Smethport High School Class of 1966.
Glenna attended Bradford Nursing School and worked in nursing for a period of time. She worked as a waitress for many years, and lastly as a “Nanny” for her family.
Glenna loved children and her family and was very devoted to them.
She is survived by:
Her “Love Mom”, who raised her since she was 12 years old, Marilyn Minnier of Oakmont, PA
One daughter: Brenda Frank of Cheektowaga, NY
Step daughter: Brenda Austin of Cattaraugus, NY
One brother: Raymond (Gloria) Bigley of Smethport
One sister: Tamra Minnier of Oakmont, PA
One grandchild: Stephanie (Richard) Nielsen of Indiana, PA
three great-grandchildren: Alexandria, Madison and James
two nephews: Seth Merryman and Robert Bigley
one niece: Sarah Akinde
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a step daughter, Bobbi Jo (Bo) Austin and her long-time companion, Bruce Cline. .
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10-11 AM at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, PA, where funeral services will begin at 11:00 am in the funeral home with the Rev. Robert Brest, officiating. Burial will be in Norwich Cemetery, Colegrove, PA.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Marilyn and Glenn Minnier Endowed Nursing Scholarship, 300 Campus Dr., Bradford, PA 16701. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.