Richard Glavey | Obituaries | The Sharon Herald


Richard A. “Dick” Glavey of South Pymatuning Township, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Dick was born in Sharon to the late Joseph and Margaret (Kovach) Glavey on November 3, 1950.
He graduated from Sharon High School in 1968, attended Penn State Shenango, and earned an associate’s degree in specialized business, computer programming, and systems analysis from Computer Systems Institute, Meadville, Pennsylvania.
Dick retired from Mercer Forge as a band leader with nearly 29 years of service. He has been active in his union’s activities, including six years as unit president. He was previously employed by GATX, Peter J. Schmitt and Westinghouse.
Dick played baseball as a youth, earning All-Star recognition at every level. He played American Legion baseball for Sharon and Hickory and played on Hickory’s Class A team. He was a member of Sharon’s undefeated MAC football team in 1966. He played slow pitch softball with Hickory Volkswagen, Mulco Trucking, Walt’s and Paradise Inn.
He enjoyed dining with family and friends, vacationing at Disney World, visiting good friends Tom and Jo Hanahan in Moncks Corner, SC, The Beatles, playing Euchre, Buhl Park, attending sports and school activities. local communities, his three golden retrievers and his cats, but above all family reunions.
He attended First Presbyterian Church in Sharpsville, enjoying the warmth and love of its members.
Surviving are his beloved wife, Jeanne, at home, whom he married on September 12, 1987; his sons, Brett (Melissa) of Zelienople and David (Lori) of Sharpsville; one sister, Margaret Timmerman of Hermitage; one brother, Joseph (Amy) of South Korea; six grandchildren, Evan, Cailin, Jon, Michael, David, Braeden; two great-grandchildren, Haddi and Aidan; and two nieces. He cared for his sister for over 20 years.
His parents predeceased him.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, PO Box 12268, Newport News, Va., 23612, or the charity of your choice.

Nancy R., 90, of Jamestown.
Visiting: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday (5-31-22) at LOUTZENHISER-RANDALL FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown.
Christian Burial Mass: Tuesday noon at St. Margaret’s Mission, 701 Denver St., Jamestown, with the Reverend Christopher Barnes, pastor of the church, officiating.
Burial with prayers of commitment: Saint-Michel Cemetery.
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