Obituary of Glenn TOMB
Glenn L. TOMB, 88, of Harrison Valley, PA, died Friday, July 28, 2017 in his home.
Born January 17, 1929, in Jasper, NY, he was the son of Francis R. and Lucy J. Garner Tomb.
On March 14, 1950, in Harrison Valley, he married the former Beverly Andrews, who predeceased him in 1997.
A Korean and Vietnam War Veteran, he served honorably with the US Army from 1948 – 1968.
A dairy farmer and logger, he was also a school bus contractor for the Northern Potter School District from 1972 – 1995.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Westfield, life member of Carl E. Hyde American Legion Post #963 in Ulysses, Howard S. Lines VFW Post #6753 in Knoxville, National Association for Uniformed Services, Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Company, and the Penn York Pony Pull Association.
Surviving are: five children, Carolyn (Rusty) Van Etten of Ulysses, Christine (Larry) Walters of Westfield, Glenna (Dean) Riel of Hope Mills, NC, Ann (Wayne) Bundy of Newbern, NC, and Gordon G. (Joan) Tomb of Belton, TX; ten grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Alfred (Eleanor) Tomb of Mills; nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a granddaughter, Gwendolen D. Tomb in 1993; a grandson, Leo J. Cornell in 2007; and five brothers, William, Eugene, Paul, Michael, and Ervin.
Friends may call Friday, August 4, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 AM. The Rev. Duane Burdick will officiate. Burial will be in Tioga County Memorial Gardens, Wellsboro. Military Rites will be accorded by the Potter County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to the Tomb Family Scholarship, c/o Northern Potter School District, 745 Northern Potter Road, Ulysses, PA 16948.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.