Gladys Sloan

Obituary of Gladys Sloan

Gladys “Peg” (Albright) Sloan, 96, of Pottstown, PA passed away on November 22, 2017 at Meadowood Senior Living.  She was the wife of the late Harold B. Sloan with whom she shared almost 25 years of marriage.

Born in Pottstown, PA on October 16, 1921, Peg was the daughter of the late William H and Irene (Creedon) Albright.

Peg spent her life doing volunteer work as a Sunday School Teacher.  She was a local coordinator for AARP, doing taxes for low income seniors.  She volunteered for Apprise, counseling seniors on Medicare choices.  She was a member of the Century Club and an organizer of her Pottstown high school class reunions.  She participated as an actor in “Patchwork Memories”, recollections of growing up in Pottstown.  In her 90’s she crocheted blankets for newborns in partnership with her church.  Throughout her life she was an avid bridge and “hand and foot” player.  Her iPad was a source of entertainment in recent years. 

She is survived by one daughter, Carole Sloan Grebe Pursell, Norristown, PA; two granddaughters, Allison Grebe, Connecticut and Renee Grebe, Virginia; and many devoted nieces, nephews, many great nieces and nephews and their children, and friends.

She is preceded in death by her siblings, William Albright Jr., Richard Albright, and Eleanor Leatrice Matyasovsky.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 9:30 - 11:00 am at Grace Lutheran Church, 660 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 am. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park following the luncheon. Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464 will be handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Peg’s memory to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at