Ruberta M. Gleason

March 30, 2013

THERESA, N.Y.    Ruberta M. Gleason, 90, of Schell Road died Friday, March 29, surrounded by her loving family and was under the care Hospice of Jefferson County.

Born March 29, 1923, in Theresa, the daughter of the late Glenn and the late Emma L. Robinson Shurtleff, she graduated in 1940 from Theresa High School.

She married Douglas C. Gleason on Oct. 16, 1947.

Mrs. Gleason was employed with Faichney Industries, Woolworths and Musselman’s Restaurant, all in Watertown. She was also a Home Health Aid for Jefferson County.

She was a member of the Theresa Presbyterian Church and taught Sunday school, was a member of the Theresa Senior Citizens and the State Wide Senior Citizens.

Mrs. Gleason enjoyed reading, crocheting and playing cards with her grandchildren

Surviving besides her husband, Doug, are two sons and their wives, Frederick and Joan, Calcium and Francis and Julie, Clayton; a daughter and her husband, Gail and Daryl Marsh, Theresa; eight grandchildren: five great grandchildren; three sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Dorothy Garcia, Syracuse, Sally Gleason, Star Lake and Morris and Mary Gleason, Theresa; and several nieces and nephews.

Three grandsons, Douglas W. Gleason, Brandon Gleason and Brooks Gleason, a great granddaughter, Alanna Lynn Buckley, and three brothers, Wendell, Phillip and Lyle, all died before her.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Theresa Presbyterian Church with Pastor Robert Vrooman officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa.

Calling hours are 1 to
3 pm and 6 to 8 pm, Friday, April 5, at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa.

Donations may be made to the Theresa Presbyterian Church.

Condolences may be made online at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome. com.

Information provided by Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc. and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.