Gladys Irene (Reinard) Gaugler

PORT TREVERTON – Gladys Irene (Reinard) Gaugler, 88, of Port Trevorton, died on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at her home.

She was born March 22, 1924, to the late John and Katie (Herrold) Reinard. She is the last of her immediate family.

She is survived by: four daughters, Mary Wilhide and husband, Dennis, of Port Trevorton, Rosalee Massie and husband, John, of Mattawana, Linda Zeigler and husband, Bob, of Port Trevorton, and Kathy Charles and husband, Tom, of Selinsgrove; one daughter-in-law, Patty Gaugler, of Selinsgrove; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Alice Reinard of Selinsgrove; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Edwin C. “Charlie” Gaugler; her son, Robert L. Gaugler; and two brothers, Irvin “Pepsi” and Ammon Reinard.

She was a member of the United Church of God-IA and served as a deaconess for more than 30 years.

She was a dedicated mother and wife and leaves a legacy of a strong faith and love for her family. During her life, she enjoyed living on their farm, gardening, sewing and being surrounded with her family and friends. She especially had a tender love and patience for children.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and again on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m., all from George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc. 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills, with the Rev. Lee Cole officiating. Burial will be held in the Susquehanna Mennonite Cemetery, Port Trevorton.

Memorial contributions may be made to SUN Home Hospice, 61 Duke St, Northumberland, PA 17857.