Gladys W. Carhart - March 16, 2014

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SELKIRK – Gladys W. Carhart, 82, entered into eternal life surrounded by her loving family on March 16, 2014 following a brief illness.

      Born and raised in South Bethlehem, Gladys graduated from Ravena Coeymans High School in 1950. She retired from part-time work at Community Care in Delmar in 2013 after 17 years, served as Business Manager at Hillside House of Coeymans for 17 years, as deputy town clerk of the Town of Coeymans in the mid-1970s and as a secretary for the State of New York following high school.

Where ever she was, Gladys brightened the lives of the people around her. Her greatest joy was in being a wonderful and cherished wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, friend and companion.

     She is survived by her children Suzanne Lambert (Steve), Bill Dunn(Laura), Dianne Patterson (Kevin), stepchildren Patty Verardi and Skip Carhart (Evelyn) and grandchildren Robert W. Dunn, Justin Carhart, Laura Lambert and Kyle Patterson, dear friend Anthony “Bud” Lalima, and several nieces and nephews. Gladys is pre-deceased by her husband Ray Carhart, brother Robert Wright and sister Evelyn Schultz.

     Calling hours are Wednesday, March 19th from 4-6 p.m. at South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Willowbrook Ave., South Bethlehem. Funeral service will immediately follow.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mohawk Hudson River Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, N.Y. 12204