Obituary of Glynis M. Chadwick
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Glynis M. Chadwick Penn Yan: Glynis (Lyn) M. Chadwick (Smith), peacefully passed away February 21, 2023, at Penn Yan Manor Nursing Home. Lyn was born in Micanopy, FL on February 11, 1934, to Ollie M. Smith and Leila E. (Crisman) Smith. Lyn and her family moved to Dunedin, FL in 1935 where she attended local schools graduating from Clearwater High School in 1952. Lyn attended the Charity Hospital School of Nursing in New Orleans graduating in 1955. She returned to Florida and worked in Clearwater, FL before moving to San Francisco, CA in 1958. Lyn moved back to Florida in 1959 and in 1963 she and her longtime friend Kris spent 6 months in Europe. In 1964 Lyn enlisted in the Air Force. She served as an Air Force nurse until October 1967, serving 18 months in Izmir, Turkey. Lyn received her BSN from the University of Maryland in 1973. Lyn met Thomas M. Chadwick in 1979 in Glenora, NY. They were married in Annapolis, MD on February 7, 1981, and made their home in Hammondsport, NY. Lyn was active in the Presbyterian Church in Hammondsport, the Hammondsport Library and many other community activities. She enjoyed making grape pies, playing bridge, working in their garden, and canning and freezing their produce. Lyn was loved and will be greatly missed by her brother Barry (Susan) Smith, cousins Barbara (Patrick) Franzese, Carole Pierce, Toni (Rich) Little, Pam (Phillip Crooks) Beers, Tom (Penny) Dempsey, Marilyn Dempsey Cameron, Evelyn (Peter) Vallianos, Deborah Kniffin, David (Donna) Dempsey, longtime friend Kris Carter, step-son Roy (Sandy) Hepler, step-daughter Catherine Chadwick, grandchildren Michael (Michelle) Baker, Curtiss (Jeni) Hepler, Christopher (Colleen) Hepler, Kelsey (Jonah) Baldwin-Gerike and Craig Kapp. Great-grandchildren Emerald Baker, Asher and Etta Baldwin-Gerike and Hunter Kapp and many nieces and nephews. Lyn is predeceased by her husband Tom, her parents, brother Wayne, stepdaughter Nancy and dear cousin Carolyn Hewitt. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Fred and Harriett Taylor Memorial Library, 21 William Street, Hammondsport, NY 14840. A Celebration of Her and Tom's Life will be held at the Hammondsport Presbyterian Church at 2:00 p.m. Saturday March 18, 2023. Inurnment services will be at the convenience of the family in Lakemont Cemetery, Lakemont, NY in the summer. Arrangements entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St. Dundee, NY; Online condolences can be sent by visiting www.bairdfuneralhomedundee.com.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Glynis Chadwick, please visit our Tree Store
Celebration of Her Life
Saturday, March 18, 2023
Hammondsport Presbyterian Church
1 Park Place
Hammondsport, New York, United States
Final Resting Place
Hayes Rd. P.O. Box 113
Lakemont, New York, United States
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