Online Obituary for Wendell A. Glidden

Name: Wendell A. Glidden
Date of Birth: Jan 17, 1927
Date Deceased: Jun 28, 2019
Hometown: Arkport
State NY
Age: 92 Years
Service Date: Jul 05, 2019
Service Time: 10:00 a.m.
Services Location: Arkport Presbyterian Church
Place of Interment: Rogersville Forest Lawn Cemetery
Wendell A. Glidden


Wendell A. “Barney” Glidden

ARKPORT- Wendell A. “Barney” Glidden, 92, of Oak Hill Rd., passed away on June 28, 2019 at Noyes Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Presque Isle, Maine on January 17, 1927 son of the late Walter and Valma Glidden, he graduated from Arkport Central School in 1945. He married Lorraine McMichael on November 14, 1953. Barney had worked for Foster Wheeler as a welder for 30 some years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Arkport for 57 years and served on the Trustee and Sessions Board for a total of 48 years. He belonged to the Foster Wheeler Bowling league and traveled on numerous fishing trips to Canada over the years.

In addition to his wife of 65 years, Lorraine, he is survived by 2 daughters and one son. Wayne A. (You Zhou) Glidden of Ellicott City, Maryland, Diane R. (Jeffery) Lutz of Sykesville, Maryland and Janice L. (Edward) Phelps of Arkport. 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, also a sister-in-law, Loretta McMichael Crossett. Many nieces and nephew.

He was predeceased by his parents and 3 sisters, Frances Ingalls, Helen Karr and Marion Barden.

The Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family of Wendell A. “Barney” Glidden.

The family will be present on Wednesday July 3, 2019 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell. A funeral service will be held on Friday July 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Arkport Presbyterian Church. Interment at Rogersville Forest Lawn Cemetery in South Dansville immediately following.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in his memory to First Presbyterian Church of Arkport, P.O. Box 6, 15 Main St., Arkport, NY 14807.

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