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Gladys R. Sterner

Gladys R. Sterner

Jun 12th, 1932 - Dec 12th, 2019
  • Birth Date: Jun 12th, 1932
  • Death Date: Dec 12th, 2019
  • Funeral Date: Dec 17th, 2019
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown
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Gladys R. Sterner, 87, of Hanover, died Thurs, Dec 12, 2019 at Gettysburg Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Glenn W. Sterner who died Jan 5, 2010.  Born June 12, 1932 in Abbottstown, Gladys was the daughter of the late David & Elsie (Markle) Messinger.  She was retired in 1997 from Littlestown Manufacturing after 25 years of employment.
Surviving are her sons:  Terry L. Sterner of Spring Grove; Eric J. Sterner of Hanover; Brian K. Sterner of Lancaster; her daughters:  Glenda M. Jacoby of Spring Grove and Kimberly A. Auchey of Carlisle; her 8 grandchildren; a step grandchild; her 15 great grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren and her 3 brothers:  Donald Messinger of Harrisburg, Earl Messinger of Littlestown and Larry Messinger of York.  Gladys was predeceased by her brother, Cleason Messinger.  She was a member of Christ U.C.C., Littlestown.  She enjoyed reading, solving Word Searches and spending time with her family.
Funeral Service is Tuesday, Dec 17, at 2 P.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown with The Rev. Nancy Werner, Chaplain at Utz Terrace, officiating.  Viewing is Tuesday 1 – 2 P.M. at the funeral home.  Interment is in Christ Church Cemetery.  Memorials in Gladys’ name may be sent to SpiriTrust Lutheran, The Village at Utz Terrace, 2100 Utz Terrace, Hanover, PA  17331.  Online condolences may be shared on

Mary Jane Small
Dec 15th, 2019 12:12 am
My condolence to Aunt Gladys family. My heart and mind hold many memories of this lady. She and Uncle Glenn were a big part of my growing up years on Grandpas farm. Rest in peace Aunt Gladys and may the Angels fly with you.
Terry, Eric, Michelle, Brian, Kim and your spouses and families. I send my prayers and Love to all.
Rebecca Crawmer
Dec 14th, 2019 4:38 pm
Terry,Eric,Michelle,Brian,Kim and your spouces. Sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She will be spending Christmas with your Dad, which has to be a comfort to you.Prayers for your entire family.

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