Harriet Ann Glidden Beverley. Cherished wife of the late Thomas Albert. Devoted mother of Michael (D’Anna), Patricia (Pat) Patterson, Bill (Ilene), Bob (Casey), Mary (Jim) Plew, Joan (Jim) Izzo, David (Kate), Dennis (Danae), Danny (Anne), Anne (Jim) Donnellan, Kevin (Barb) and Jim (Kathy). Proud grandmother of 34 and fond great grandmother of 24. Loving sister of the late Benjamin Glidden Jr., Dodie (late Norm) Henning and the late Jodie Rezab Hudgens. Sister in law of the late Margaret (John) Tyne and the late Sister Louise Beverley O.S.P. Aunt, cousin and friend to many. Daughter of the late Benjamin and Leila Glidden.
Harriet was born in Oak Park in 1922. Graduate of Oak Park-River Forest High School (1940) and Triton College (1974). She was a LPN at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital from 1974-1985. Longtime resident of Lombard, Bradenton, FL, Mayslake Village, Hinsdale, Sunrise Assisted Living in Naperville and recently Lexington Healthcare in Lake Zurich.
Funeral 9:15 am Saturday from Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard to Sacred Heart Church for 10 am Mass. Burial will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation Friday 3-9 pm.
Harriet was a Eucharistic minister, Meals on Wheels Volunteer, member of the Third Order of St. Francis, election judge, Cub Scout troop leader, Maytag advertising pin-up, dinner incinerator, knitting instructor, geriatric bicyclist, soaper of mouths, dispenser of justice, inspiration of wit, antagonist of bigots, delight of caretakers and joy to her family.
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