Gladys B. Hudson

October 03, 1925 ‒ May 18, 2019

Sunbury, Ohio
Formerly of Newark, New Jersey

Gladys B. Hudson of Sunbury, Ohio passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 93 years old, following a long illness. She was born and raised in New Jersey and moved to Sunbury, Oh in 2012.

Gladys loved playing Bingo, listening to Eddie Arnold and Jim Reeves and watching Homicide Hunter on TV.

Preceded in death by parents Charles & Beatrice Gernert, 5 sisters & 3 brothers.

Survived by 3 daughters, Diana Hudson with whom she lived and was her caregiver, Barbara (Jim) Christy of Selma NC, Jackie Bowman of Wichita KS; brothers, Joe (Marge) of Sunbury, Bob of Lake Hopatcong, NJ; 4 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; her bird, Tweetie and her fur-baby, Riley.

Friends may call 5-7 PM Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury.  Mass of Christian Burial 11:30 AM Thursday at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 9633 E. State Route 37, Sunbury.  Father Paul Noble, Celebrant.  Private interment at Sunbury Memorial Park at a later date.

The family would like to express a sincere thank you to her caregiver Courtney Kulich and Bella Care Hospice for their love and support through the years.

Contributions may be made to Bella Care Hospice, 2215 Citygate Drive #E, Columbus, OH 43219 in Gladys’ memory.

DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve Gladys’ family.  Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at

  • I love you mom….you will be forever in my heart. Your beautiful face, voice, smile will be missed. R.I.P.

  • May memories of your mother bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and the rest of the Family. XO April,Harry and Caitlynn.

  • Rest In Peace Aunt Gladys. Be sure to see my Mom and tell her we love her. You and Julia together, what a pair you were.

  • Diana, I will always cherish the memories of playing SKIPO with Mama Her playing with Murphy and Kelly, but even more the special relationship she had with you. You both loved each other immensely. She will be missed, but just knowing she is no longer suffering makes it a little easier to accept her being gone.

  • Rest in peace Aunt Gladys. You are in Gods hands now. You will be missed and never forgotten. Say hello to Mom and Dad as well as Grandma and Grandpa.

  • R.I.P. Aunt Gladys! ( my tongue is out at ya, inside joke ) Say Hi to Grandma & Grandpa & My Mom for me . Will & always Love you. But you already knew that!

  • R.I.P Aunt Gladys. You will be dearly misses. I will always remember the days coming over my parents(Charlie and Verna’s) home with her daughter Diane and the good times we had. Sending my condolences to cuz Diane and all the family.

  • Diane so much love you gave in caring for your Mom. May the Love and the Wonderful memories get you and your Family through this difficult time. God has his arms all around.
    Hugs, much Love God Bless

    ove and the Wond

  • Rest in Heavenly Peace Aunt Gladys. You were so loved and will be truly missed.

  • To my favorite Aunt. I will miss you here on earth Aunt Gladys, but I know we will all be together again, in Heaven, in His time. Please give my Mom and Dad a big hug for me.
    Love you always.

  • Diana, your mom was a very special lady. I’ve got fond memories of going to see her at lunch during our days at 1515. I’m sure Barb and Joan have welcomed her with open arms. Much love …

  • To my aunt that was like a mother to me may you rest in peace at home with your mom and dad and your brothers and sisters say hi to everyone for me up there you will be missed down here I will always think about you love

  • Mom, you and I have been through a lot together. Through thick and thin we were there for each other. You were my best friend
    I will miss and think of you every day of my life till I see you in heaven when my time comes.
    You are out of pain now no more suffering. I did the best I knew how to take care of you the last 3 years.
    You were the best Mother in the universe
    I will carry on with my life gaining strength from you.
    You were my strength, best friend and my world
    I miss you Mom I carry you in my heart
    Love your daughter