Gladys Herbstritt

March 17, 1957 ~ December 29, 2021 (age 64)


Eldred- Gladys M. Herbstritt, 64, of Hillside Road passed away on Wednesday (December 29, 2021) at UPMC Cole Hospital. 

Born on March 17, 1957 she was the daughter of Dominic and Veronica Himes Chirillo.  On February 16, 1974 in Eldred, she married James W. Herbstritt.

She graduated from Bradford High and was a lifelong member of McKean County.   

Gladys was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family, along with crafting, puzzles, playing games and doing paint by numbers. 

She is survived by her husband, two sons; Nicholas (Bobbi) Herbstritt of Port Allegany and Michael (Terri) Herbstritt of Custer City, three brothers; Tony Chirillo of Kane, Joe Chirillo of Bradford, and Jake Chirillo of Kane, three sisters; Mary Beth Alcorn of Bradford, Rose Mary Saltsman of Routlette and Kathy Carlson of Kane; 15 grand children; Joshua Harris, William Harris, Christopher Harris of Bradford, Courtney Harris of Port Allegany, Cora Herbstritt of Port Allegany, Sydney Fitzsimmons of Custer City, Reece Kittilson of Port Allegany, Zachary Herbstritt of Olean, NY, Kyle (Kim) Herbstritt of Eldred, Jenna Herbstritt of Tennessee, Trenton Dowell, Abrianna Dowell, Kayleigha Dowell, Stephen Herbstritt, CeCe Herbstritt of Port Allegany, and several nieces and nephews. 

Preceding her in death along with her parents are one daughter; Dawn Marie Harris who passed in December 28, 2006 and two sisters; Cindy Bean of Kane, and Jackie Daise of Kane. 

There will be no services at this time.  A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

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