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Josephine M. “Jo” Glasgow

Josephine M. “Jo” Glasgow, 81, of Rainbow Bend, passed away Tuesday evening, May 12, 2020 at her home.

Born October 28, 1938 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Frank and Mary Louise (Cancelliere) Taylor. She was raised and received her education in Ellwood City, graduating from Lincoln High School in 1956. Jo worked for the Navy Department in Washington D.C. While in D.C., she met Kenneth Hart Glasgow and the couple was married three months later on April 12, 1958.

Kenny and Jo moved to Rainbow Bend in October 1958 where Jo was a homemaker for 16 years. She then went to work for Cessna Aircraft Company for eight years.

Jo enjoyed going to the casino and playing the penny machines, bowling, and cooking. She especially loved spending time with her family and playing games. She was the Farkle queen. She was the matriarch of Glasgow’s Pickin’ Parlor. Kenny was a member of the Les Gilliam Band, and the couple traveled many years to perform at Silver Dollar City. They also traveled many years to various blue grass festivals with the Campbell’s.

Her family includes her husband of 62 years and one month, Kenneth Glasgow of Rainbow Bend; her daughters, Kathryn Glasgow and wife, Judy Regehr of Rainbow Bend; Susan Morton and husband, Don of Udall; Theresa DeMint of Rainbow Bend; her sister Connie Castellani of Ellwood City, PA; her brothers, Tony Giorgi and wife, Cheryl of Ellwood City, PA; Jim Giorgi of Ellwood City, PA; her grandchildren, Amanda Selenke, Sarah Selenke, Christopher (Tasha) Selenke, Scott DeMint, Melissa (Steven) Asper; her great grandchildren, Issac (Kayla) Selenke, Aliyah (Mark) Clifford, Ayden Clark, Kira Selenke, Kali Selenke, Kenzi Selenke, Sebastian Gregory, Ava Gregory, Teagan Asper, Madelyn Asper; her great-great grandson Matthew Moody and great-great grandson on the way; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Jo was preceded in death by a sister Rosanne Johnson.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Tannehill Cemetery. Miles Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. A celebration of life will follow at the Glasgow farm. Casual dress is encouraged.

A memorial has been established in Jo’s name for Kindred Hospice. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.

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