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Gladys Jennette Platania

April 18, 1923 — July 17, 2023


Gladys Jennette Platania

Gladys J. Platania, a longtime resident of Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY passed away peacefully at the age of 100 at The AuthoraCare Hospice Home in Burlington, NC on Monday, July 17, 2023. She was born on April 18, 1923 to James and Mae Cairns in Andes, NY and grew up in Bovina Center, NY.
On December 24, 1942 she married Salvatore Platania and they remained married for 68 years until his death in June 2011. She is  survived by her son Daniel (Veronica) Platania of Cranberry Township, PA; her sister Dawn Clark of Anderson, SC; grandchildren Jennifer Platania (James Ayersman) of Burlington, NC; Christopher (Meagan) Platania of Huntersville, NC; great granddaughter Elliette Platania of Huntersville, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; her son Richard Platania; her grandson Richard Platania Jr; her brothers Walter and Leonard, and her sister Louise.
There will be no visitation. Funeral services will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 66 Clinton Avenue, Cornwall, NY on August 12, 2023 at 10:30am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 66 Clinton Ave., Cornwall, NY 12518.

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Saturday, August 12, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

St. John's Episcopal Church

58 Clinton Avenue, Cornwall, NY

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