February 09, 1942 - October 21, 2022
Visitation: Tuesday, 2-4 & 6-8PM, Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy., Pgh, PA 15228
Service: Wednesday, 10AM, St. Sebastian Church, 311 Siebert Rd., Pgh, PA 15237
Age 80, of Ross Twp., after a brief illness, on Friday, October 21, 2022, went home to be with the Lord. She was the daughter of Clement and Helen Glinicki of Woods Run and sister of Felicia Glinicki of the North Hills. Arleen enjoyed 56 years of marriage to Lt. Colonel Raymond Gadomski in which she had four sons, Raymond (Christine), Ronald (Amy), Richard (Kelly) and the late Russell Gadomski. She was the proud grandmother of seven grandchildren; Rylee, Ryan, Katelyn, Ella, Angelina, Dominick, and Raymond (RJ), who she loved beyond words and was affectionately known as “Nana” to them.
An avid gardener, baker, seamstress, and remarkable organizer for family and sporting events. She loved traveling with the Marriott Vacation Club to many locations within the United States and Caribbean, being especially happy with visits to Aruba and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. She was in love with the family home in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland, spending countless hours over the summer months. She was employed with Mellon Bank, Troy Hill Federal and Mt. Troy Savings and Loan Association and spent 25 years as a personal secretary with River Salvage Company, Pgh, PA.
A devout catholic being a member of Most Holy Name Parish, Troy Hill for 20 years, followed by St. Sebastian Parish, North Hills (now Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish) for the remaining years of her life. She was the biggest fan of her son’s sporting games and served affectionately with the Reserve Athletic Association as a single person Mother’s Club selling candies, soda, etc. At the little league games known as the “Candy Lady” to many. She provided T-shirts for the players and coaches with the profits and supported the bingo and banquet events of the league. She was extremely proud to be a “Military Wife” over her husband’s career of over 50 years and supported many organizations on behalf of veterans.
She looked forward to the day she could find the “Rainbow Bridge” and be united with her four legged pets. A strong, but humble person she believed she would never die but just “fade away” (her husband’s favorite phrase). Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8PM at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 806 Perry Hwy., Ross Twp. A mass of Christian Burial will be in St. Sebastian Church (Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish) 311 Siebert Rd., Pgh, PA 15237, on Wednesday at 10AM. Burial will follow in the family plots at Christ Our Redeemer Cemetery. A lover of animals (especially yorkies), she would appreciate donations to groups such as Animal Friends and ASPCA in lieu of flowers.Send Flowers Shop Gifts Print Obituary Share Obituary