ERIE, Pa. — Anita M. Glover, age 76, of Erie, Pa. and formerly of Conneaut, Ohio, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014, at Sunrise Senior Living in Erie, Pa., after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Anita was born in Conneaut, on Jan. 12, 1938, the daughter of the late Charles and Marion (Wallbridge) Howland of West Springfield, Pa.
She was known for her musical abilities, playing both piano and the organ. Anita taught piano and organ lessons in her home to numerous men, women and children over a span of 40 years. She faithfully played the organ for the Federated Church in East Springfield, as well as St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church in Conneaut, and the Thompson-Smith and Raisian Funeral Homes. Anita played for countless weddings and funerals through the years.
Along with music, Anita enjoyed planting flowers, cross stitch and needlepoint. She also enjoyed caring for her grandchildren when she was able.
Mrs. Glover is survived by her four children, David (Tracy) Glover of Columbus, Ohio, Lisa (Mark) Adams of Ashburn, Va., Stephen (Anita) Glover of Millcreek, Pa. and Sharon (Paul) McKinley of Emmitsburg, Md. Anita also has many grandchildren, Lindsey (Tim) Tobin, Tyler Glover, Chelsie Adams, Caleb Adams, Julia Glover, Erica Glover, Taylor Glover, Isaac Glover, Kenzie Tredway, Logan Tredway, Sophia Tredway, Kayla (Jason) McKinley-Hewitt, Megan McKinley, Sarah McKinley, Cody McKinley and Josh McKinley; as well as two great-grandchildren, Lily McKinley and Araya Hewitt; and sister, Carol (Irvin) Thompson of Atlanta, Ga. and their two children, Kevin (Terri) Thompson and Julie Thompson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 52 years, Howard T. Glover in 2010; and a son-in-law, Steven Tredway.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 8th, at 1 p.m., at the Federated Church of East Springfield, 11995 E. Main St., East Springfield, Pa., with Pastor Robert Pettis officiating. Burial will follow at East Springfield Cemetery.