Graveside services for Gladys Wert, age 91, of United
Helpers Nursing Home, will be held Thursday (October 23, 2008) at 3:00 p.m. at
Ogdensburgh Cemetery with Rev. Robert Longbottom officiating. There are no public calling hours. Arrangements are with Frary Funeral
Home. Mrs. Wert passed away on Saturday
afternoon, October 18, 2008, at the nursing home.
Mrs. Wert is survived by one daughter, Sue O’Marah and her
husband, Jerry, of Ogdensburg; two sons, Harold Wert, Jr. and his wife, Linda,
and Donald Wert and his companion, Carol LaRock, all of Ogdensburg; three
grandchildren, two great grandchildren; two brothers, Harry Richardson, of
Ogdensburg and William Richardson of Florida; two sisters, Sally Skakum and
Patricia Demers, both of Ogdensburg. A sister predeceased her in infancy.
Mrs. Wert was born on July 14, 1917 in Ogdensburg, the
daughter of Henry and Maude Beckstead Richardson. She attended local schools. She married Harold Wert on July 14, 1943 at
St. John’s Episcopal Church. He
predeceased her in 1986. Mrs. Wert
worked at United Helpers Nursing Home for over 25 years; retiring in 1983. Her hobbies included cleaning and cooking.
Donations may be made in her memory to United Helpers