Carol J. Glunt 1935-2019
NILES — Carol J. Glunt 84, passed away peacefully at 3:10 a.m. Sunday Dec. 1, 2019, at her residence, with her daughters at her side.
Carol was born in Niles, March 14, 1935, the daughter of Arthur and Letha Myers Williams and was a lifelong resident.
Carol graduated from Niles McKinley High School in 1953 and attended Kent State University for one year. She was a member of the Niles First United Methodist Church since 1945. She retired in 1991 as the credit manager for Carlisle Department Store, where she was employed for 18 years. After her retirement, Carol was a sales consultant for the former Doubet Jewelry Store in downtown Niles for five years.
Carol was a member of the Ida McKinley Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Jobs Daughters, Charter member and 1952 Honored Queen Bethel No. 35.
She enjoyed watching any type of sports, especially football, cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns.
She treasured vacations with her husband and friends Jane and Don Graf of Columbus, whether at the beach in Treasure Island, Fla., or in Sam’s Town, Tunica, Miss.
Carol is survived by two daughters and two sons, Linda (Ed) Binion of McDonald, Cindy (Steve) Disko of Niles, Jeff (JoAnn) Prosser of Palm Bay, Fla., and Dave (Patti) Glunt of Turkey, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; over 18 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Thomas Scott “Bud” Glunt, whom she married Nov. 27, 1965, and who died Jan. 10, 2015; an infant daughter who died in 1956; and her only sister, Charlotte L. Rankin, who died Oct. 15, 2016.
Calling hours will be 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 5 p.m., with Hospice of the Valley Chaplain Rebecca Hudak officiating.
The family extends a special thank you to her caregivers for their dedication and support.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512 or the First United Methodist Church, 608 Crandon Ave., Niles, OH 44446.
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