Gladys R. O'Hare

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Witty’s Funeral Home in Orange, Mass., for Gladys R. (Bogan) O’Hare, 85, of 46th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, and formerly of Orange, who died on Sept. 6, at home following an illness.

Rev. Judy Jones of the South Athol United Methodist Church officiated and words of remembrance were offered by family. Interment was in South Cemetery, Orange. The bearers were Bobby Amo, Zachary Dustin, Marc Richard, T.J. McCormack, Brent Woodard and Nick Bersh. Following the committal service, a reception was held at the Athol-Orange Lodge of Elks in Orange.

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, was honored with directing the arrangements.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gladys R. (Bogan) O’Hare, 85, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and formerly of Orange, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, after a long illness.

Gladys was born in Clarksville, Ohio, on Aug. 28, 1932. She was the daughter of Alphesus Bogan and Georgianna (West) Bogan.

Gladys is predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Charles L. O’Hare, and a brother, Charles E. Bogan.

She was a graduate of the class of 1950 at Templeton High School.

Gladys was employed for 29 years at the Simplex Time Recorder Co. in Gardner and retired in 1994.

She was a member of the South Athol United Methodist Church.

Gladys enjoyed bowling and was a member of the Ten Pins Senior Fun League, and also a great fan of the Boston Red Sox, and enjoyed going to bingo and Foxwoods.

She leaves a daughter, Patricia Richard (Omer) of Gardner; two sons, Robert O’Hare of St. Petersburg, Fla., and John O’Hare (Deb) of Royalston; grandchildren, Lynn, Marc, Robert, Shannon, Bobbi, Jamie, and Philip; five great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a cousin, Ruth Towne, and her daughter, Leah, of Hamilton, Ohio.

A calling hour will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Witty’s Funeral Home.

Interment will follow in South Cemetery, Orange.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Athol Animal Shelter, c/o Athol Police, 280 Exchange St., Athol, MA 01331 or to the South Athol United Methodist Church, Zane Dubour, 3800 South Athol Rd., Athol, MA 01331.

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., Orange, is directing the arrangements.

You may offer your sympathy online at www.wittyfuneralhome.com.

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