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Glenda A. Mullen

By T.J. Woodward

Glenda A. Mullen, 75 of Batavia, died November 16, 2011in the New York State Veterans Home. She was born February 13, 1936 in Canaseraga, New York to the late Glenn (Ada Mitchell) Coombs. Mrs. Mullen was a graduate of Dansville High School, a member of Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph’s Church) for over 45 years, a member of the Batavia Lioness Club and a Volunteer for many years at Batavia Nursing Home. Glenda enjoyed crafting and had her own business at one time, she loved to sew and decorate her home. She loved her dogs, Chloe, Beau, and Rusty.She is preceded in death by her husband Arthur Mullen, two daughters in law Elizabeth Mullen, Patricia Mullen. 

She is survived by her children Joanne (Marc) Petrillo of Rochester, Charles (Beth) Mullen of Rochester, Barbara (Richard) Siefert of Rochester, Bernadette (Robert) Montagliano of Rochester, Kenneth Mullen of Batavia, Frank (Pam) Mullen of Batavia, Mark (Tracy) Mullen of Pennsylvania, Valerie (John) Slater of Maryland, John  (Susan Borkholder) Mullen of Batavia, Mary (Scott) Case of Batavia, Lee (Aldo) Milanese of Poughkeepsie, NY, and Christopher (Stacy) Mullen of Batavia.  Brother James Coombs of Bath, NY, 3 sisters Carol (Fred) Seeman of Holley, NY, Joyce (Ralph) Chidsey of Florida and Joanne (Gene) Isaman of Maryland survive along with 26 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Sunday November 20, 2011 from 2 to 6 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in Resurrection Parish- St. Joseph’s Church, 300 East Main Street, Batavia, NY on Monday November 21, 2011. Entombment will take place at St. Joseph’s Mausoleum in Batavia.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Family to be distributed to various charities to honor her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to or call 343-8260. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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