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Gladys F. Pavlock

February 3, 1933 ~ November 4, 2020 (age 87)


Gladys Florence Pavlock, 87, of Philadelphia, PA and formerly Curwensville, PA, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at St. Joseph's Villa in Flourtown, PA, outside Philadelphia. Born in Hastings, PA, she was the daughter of Merle and Florence (Nelson) Yeager of Hastings, PA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband L. James Pavlock and brother Tom Yeager.

Gladys is survived by her two sons James Pavlock of Philadelphia, PA and Tom Pavlock (wife Julia) of Jupiter, FL and three grandchildren: Samantha, Jacob and Victoria Pavlock of Jupiter, FL. Also surviving are her three siblings Delora Carruba of Ellicott City, MD, Merle Yeager of Philipsburg, PA and Russell Yeager of Hastings, PA along with brother-in-law Dewey Pavlock of Hanover, PA, sister-in-law Olivia Yeager of Fulton, MD and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Gladys attended Mercy Hospital nursing school in Altoona, PA and later received her BS degree in Nursing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She worked many years as a pediatrics nurse at Clearfield Hospital. She also worked as a school nurse for 20 years in Curwensville before retiring in 1992. James and Gladys were married for 42 years. Gladys enjoyed cooking, decorating, travel and sharing time with her family and friends. Gladys was a member of St. Timothy’s Church in Curwensville and St. Francis Xavier Church in Philadelphia.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated with relatives and friends at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, at St. Francis Xavier Church, 2319 Green Street, Philadelphia, PA. Visit

Committal will be at St. Joseph’s Mission Cemetery, St. Benedict, PA at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020. Visit In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Stroke Association at or to the St. Joseph’s Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA, 19031



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Graveside Service
November 16, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery

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