Gladys Rappleye, 103

OSWEGO, NY – Gladys Rappleye, 103 and a lifelong resident of Oswego passed away Sunday morning Oct. 11, 2015, at Oswego Hospital.

Gladys Rappleye
Gladys Rappleye

She was born in Palermo and was the daughter of the late Carl and Edna Dennis Snyder.

Mrs. Rappleye was the widow of the late Stewart Rappleye, who died in 2014. Her first husband, William Metcalf, died in 1963.

She had been employed as a bookkeeper at Frank G. Wells men’s store for 33 years until her retirement in 1975.

Mrs. Rappleye was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Order of the Eastern Star and the Scriba Historical Society.

She is survived by two stepdaughters, Jane (William) Cristman of Syracuse and Elaine (John) Woods of Portland, Oregon; one stepson, James (Bernice) Rappleye of Kalispell, Montana; six neices, Ann Moody, Carol Tryon, Geri Falanga, Marian Henderson, Ellen Bevaqua and Kathleen Amedio; two nephews Dennis Snyder and Kevin Snyder.

Funeral services will be Sunday 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church.

Calling hours will be held Sunday 2-4 p.m., prior to the service.

Burial will be Monday at 11 a.m. in North Scriba Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 7111 State Route 104 Oswego, NY 13126.

Arrangements are by the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.