Sharon Anne Glassey

January 17, 1945 - January 22, 2014 

Sharon Anne Glassey

January 17, 1945 - January 22, 2014 

Obituary for Sharon Anne Glassey

Dateline: Schenectady, NY
Sharon Anne Glassey, 69, of Sheridan Village died peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY following a brief illness. She was born on January 17, 1945, in Bronx, NY and was the daughter of Margaret E. (Dunleavy) O’Reilly of Bronx, NY and the late Thomas P. O’Reilly. In 1974, Sharon married her beloved, Thomas M. Glassey of the Bronx, who passed into eternity in 1993. Sharon had lived in Schenectady, NY for the past ten years and was formerly of Bronx, NY all of her life. Mrs. Glassey graduated from St. Simon Stock High School, class of 1962. She worked for the former NYNEX Telephone Co. for many years until retiring as Business Manager in 1996. She was an avid NY Yankees fan who also loved to follow current events and politics. As her loved ones knew, Fox News was always on Sharon’s tv!
Above all, she was the much loved mother of Anne Marie (Steve) Zarelli of Ballston Lake, NY; adored nana of Julianna Rose and Paul Thomas Zarelli; caring sister of Thomas (Carol) O’Reilly of Massapequa, NY, Margaret (Robert) Van Doran of Hicksville, NY and John O’Reilly of Bronx, NY. Sharon was the sister-in-law of the late Hubert (Eileen) Glassey of Orangeburg, NY, Mary Beth Glassey of Nanuet, NY, and Margaret (Dennis) Cahill of Pearl River, NY. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and her dear friend Carolyn Simmons of Summerville, SC.

Funeral will be held on Monday, January 27, 2014, at 10:30 AM from the Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Rd., Ballston Lake, NY. At 11: 00 AM, the procession will arrive at Our Lady of Grace Church, 73 Midline Rd, Ballston Lake, NY where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Sharon by the Rev. John Varno.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Sunday, January 26, 2014, from 2-6 PM at the funeral home.
Interment will be held on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at 1:00 PM in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY where Sharon will join her husband Tom in eternal rest.




Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, Or to the Arthritis Foundation, Arthritis Foundation, 1330 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309. http://www.arthritislegacy.org/
With confidence, the family has placed their trust in the loving care of the Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake, NY.

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