Glenda M Gift obituary 1936~2021


Mrs. Glenda M Gift (Brown), 84, of Waynesboro, PA and formerly of Sabillasville, MD, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 in Waynesboro Hospital.

Glenda M Gift
Glenda M Gift

Born August 12, 1936 in Waynesboro, PA, she was the daughter of the late Glenn A. and Thelma M. (Shover) Brown.

Mrs. Gift was a graduate of Thurmont High School with the Class of 1954.

She and her husband, the late Mr. Terry K. Gift, were married May 10, 1958. Mr. Gift passed away October 3, 2016.

In her early life she was employed by Waynesboro Knitting Mill, first as a floor lady then as a marker. Prior to her retirement in 1988, she worked as a machine operator at Landis Machine Company for 15 years.

Mrs. Gift was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Sabillasville, where she was a member of the ladies guild of the church and The National AARP.

She was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family and caring for babies. She also enjoyed crafts, especially plastic canvas, ceramics and making her own cards.

She is survived by three children, Becky M. Eyler (Roy) and Della M. Gift, both of Waynesboro and Lenny E. Gift (Theresa) of Hagerstown, MD; 6 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one sister, Jane E. Smith (Ashby) of Highfield, MD; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Burial will be private in Jacob’s Church Cemetery, near Fairfield, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance online here.

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.


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