GLASS, Nancy L., age 95, of Ona, West Virginia, a former long-time resident of Toronto, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at the Huntington Health and Rehab Center in Huntington, West Virginia.
Born December 12, 1917, in Follansbee, West Virginia, she is a daughter of the late James W. and Lucille (Mahan) Banfield. Nancy is a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Toronto, and was the church’s oldest member, having joined the church in 1929. She was always very active in the church, as a member of the Presbyterian Women’s Association, the Bell Choir, and the Gleaners. She was also an avid golfer and bridge player. Nancy worked at the former Hub of Steubenville, and as a School Bus Driver for the School of Bright Promise.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Kenneth L. “Beanie” Glass, whom she married October 5, 1945 and who passed away April 8, 1996; and three sisters, Mrs. Henrietta Porter, Mrs. Dorothy Lane, and Mrs. Kemp Lang.
Nancy’s survivors include four children: a son Bill “Roy” Glass of Clovis, California; three daughters, Mrs. Beverly Burke and her husband Reed of Bethlehem, West Virginia, Mrs. Becky Shumard and her husband Gerry of Ona, West Virginia, Mrs. Tammy Comer and her husband Rob of Toronto, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; Erika (Eric) Fellinger, Heather McGinnis, Kenny (Melissa) Glass, Pam (Adam) Young, Cara Deel, Kristin (Eric) Irwin, Steven Burke, Benjamin Candal, Matt Candal, Kelli Comer; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service commemorating Nancy’s life will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 116 North Third Street Toronto, Ohio 43964, with Reverend Michael Bongart officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Nancy’s name may be made to the church.
Arrangements for Nancy have been entrusted to the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto, Ohio 43964. 740-537-1234/ 855-847-1240.
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