Jeannette woman passionate about volunteering, literacy

Jan 29, 2019 264


Gladys Peltier was a take-charge type of person, according to her family. It’s a good thing, too, because for many years she was in charge of both the annual Italian festival at Ascension Church in Jeannette and the weeklong High Park Jubilees in town.

“She was always giving back,” said her daughter, Susan Hipp of Florida. “My mom was a very hard worker. She instilled great values in us to work hard and keep at it. She taught us to go after what you want and don’t be afraid.” Mrs. Gladys M. (Bertolino) Peltier, 96, of High Park, Jeannette, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.

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