Carlene A. Gleason


Little Genesee - Carlene A Gleason of 653 Salt Rising Rd. passed away on Tuesday February 28, 2017 at the Hart Comfort House in Wellsville following a brief illness. She was born on February 23, 1949 in Olean. She was the daughter of Carl and Letha Crandall Polen. Carlene married Dean F. Gleason on February 20, 1968 in Little Genesee, Mr. Gleason preceded her in death on July 23, 2008.

Carlene was a graduate of the Bolivar Central School class of 1967. Carlene was employed as a counselor for the Allegany County Counsel on Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Wellsville for twenty-four years prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Little Genesee First Seventh Day Baptist Church. Carlene enjoyed tole painting and painting floral designs.

Surviving are two children, Marti (Scott) Card Cuba and Marc Gleason Little Genesee. Also surviving are five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; one brother Douglas (Eleanor) Polen Wilmington DL and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother Duane Polen.

A memorial Service will be held on Saturday March 11, 2017 at 2P.M. in the Little Genesee First Seventh Day Baptist Church. Rev. Kevin Palmitier, Rev. Patricia Bancroft and Rev. James Kazimer will officiate. Burial will be in Wells Cemetery Little Genesee N.Y.

Memorials may be made to the Hart Comfort House 141 East State St. Wellsville N.Y. 14895.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc. Bolivar.