NORTH LIMA, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Glendalee Brink Button, 80, died peacefully in her home with several of her children by her side on Monday, May 31, 2021.
She was born on November 8, 1940 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, to the late Glen and Violet (Christopher) Brink.
Glendalee graduated from Bloomsburg High School and, as a returning adult, received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh.
Glendalee was an avid gardener and filled her house and garden with flowers, herbs and vegetables. Over the years, Glenda also enjoyed bowling, roller skating, bridge club, oil painting, swimming, and doll collecting. She volunteered for the Red Cross as a first responder and assisted in Shanksville on September 11th. Glenda has raised and adopted many foster children and has had a fulfilling career as a social worker.
Glendalee leaves behind her children Patrick (Gemma) Button from Maryland, Heather (Shawn) Pleska from Salem, Ohio, Christopher (Tara) Button from Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Holly Nicole Button from Clarion, Pennsylvania, as well as many grandchildren and great-grandparents-grandchildren. She also leaves her sisters Sharon (Robert) Girton of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania and Patsy (Randy) Zeisloft of Toledo, Ohio.
Her parents and her eldest son James “Shawn” Button precede her in death.
No funeral services will be held at Glenda’s request.
Instead of flowers, the family suggests making donations to an adoption charity of your choice in memory of Glendalee.
The family hired the Seederly-Mong & Beck funeral home in North Lima, Ohio to make arrangements for their loved one.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to enter themselves in the guest book or to offer private condolences.
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