September 1, 1939 – January 11, 2014
Obituaries » ELAINE N. GLEASON
GLEASON, ELAINE NANCY, 74, passed away on January 11, at the Woodridge Health & Rehab Center in Berlin. Born in Johnson on September 1, 1939, she was the adopted daughter of the late William Haire and Doris Haire. Her birth mother was Mary Pease, who has also passed away. Elaine married Lawrence Gleason Sr. in 1960. Lawrence passed away April 19, 2011. Elaine worked as a farm hand for several years. After moving to Barre, she worked for a short period of time at the Salvation Army Thrift Store. Elaine had many interests, collecting cow knick-knacks, playing bingo and other card games, going to church, doing word search puzzles, also reading newspapers, books and magazines. She was happiest when spending time with her children, their spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include three sons, Larry Jr. of Barre, Randy of Newport, Brian of Portland, Ore.; three daughters, Doris Royce of Washington, Laura of West Charleston and Denise of Barre; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters. Elaine was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence, and a son, Steven.