Gloria L. Colegrove, age 81 of Corning, New York passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Corning Centers for Rehabilitation and Nursing. She was born on December 3, 1938 in Curwensville, PA to George and Gladys Wisor. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Rodger D. Colegrove.
Gloria pursued her passion in cosmetology, specializing in many areas of the hair industry. She established her hair salon on Denison Parkway in Corning for many years. Clients would recall visiting the hair salon to find all of her grandkids by her side while she was working. Her colleagues knew her as a kind soul and always willing to help others when needed. In her spare time, she loved raising and providing care to animals.
Gloria is survived by her four children: John David (Lorrie) Stewart of Newark Valley, Donald M. Stewart of Painted Post, Tracey J. (Rocky) Keefer of Corning, Douglas L. Stewart of Painted Post. Gloria was a wonderful grandmother to her grandchildren: Jennifer Caslin, Jonathan (Manda) Stewart, Jamie Stewart, Corey (Miranda) Stewart, Jessica Stewart, Christopher Stewart, Rachel Keefer, Joshua (Kristine) Stewart, Nolan Keefer, Miranda Keefer, Morgan Stewart, Angel Stewart, Amanda Stewart, Stephanie Stewart, and several great grandchildren.
The family will hold private services. Burial will be held in Coopers Plains Cemetery. Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Corning has been entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Gloria’s name may be sent to the Chemung County SPCA Animal Shelter.