Glenna Wirth
Glenna Wirth
Glenna Wirth

Obituary of Glenna H. Wirth

Glenna H. Wirth Hornell Glenna H. Wirth, 83, of 57 Pine Street, passed away peacefully Thursday (October 10, 2019) in Strongsville, Ohio, after a brief illness. Born in Meadville, PA, October 15, 1935, the daughter of William and Alice McKercher Hamilton, she was a lifelong Hornell resident, graduating from Hornell High School "Class of 1953". Glenna had been employed as a telephone operator, a clerk at the former Acme Market in Hornell, at the medical office of the late Dr. A. Byron Collins, and for several years was an Admissions Clerk at St James Mercy Hospital. She was a member of the Hornell United Methodist Church, and had also served on the Board of Election's as an Inspector for Steuben County, and was very active in her graduating "Class of 1953", just celebrating 66 years this summer. She enjoyed Bingo, and was an avid reader. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband; Robert G. Wirth on December 16, 1993, whom she married February 14, 1955, 7 sisters Lois Christian, Valerie Hotchkiss, Lila Coleman, Dorothy Lockhart, Mary Claire Lusk, Betty Lou Acker, June Corson, and her brother Wesley Hamilton. She is survived by 2 daughters Elaine (Gregory) Hart of Hamlin, NY, Vickie (Donald) Strong of Cary, NC, 4 sons Robert Wirth of FL, Greg Wirth of Avon, NY, Jeffrey Wirth of Cleveland, OH, Derek (Burcu) Wirth of Penfield, NY, 6 grandchildren Justin Wirth, Anna Wirth, Mary Beth Wirth, Gavin Wirth, Caleb Wirth, Alya Ukav, and great granddaughter Maddison Wirth. The family will be present to receive friends on Monday (October 14, 2019) from 2-4 & 6-8pm at the Bender - Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St, Hornell. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday (October 15, 2019) at the Hornell United Methodist Church at 11:00am, with Rev. Lenny Fuller officiating. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery in Hornell. To send a remembrance please visit, or on Facebook @brownpowersfh, the family is being assisted by director Chester A. Gosper IV. Friends may make memorial contributions to: Hornell United Methodist Church 7528 North Main Street, Hornell NY 14843, or the Hornell Area Humane Society 7649 Industrial Park Road Hornell NY 14843.
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When Monday, October 14th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm Location Bender - Brown & Powers Funeral Home 354 Canisteo St

Second Visitation

When Monday, October 14th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Location Bender - Brown & Powers Funeral Home 354 Canisteo St


When Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 11:00am Officiant Rev. Lenny Fuller Location Hornell United Methodist Church 7528 North Main Street
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