Mutch, Gladys (Oakley), 100, passed away on September 5, 2023 at Laurel View Village in Davidsville PA. Gladys was preceded in death by her parents John and Frances (Lenhart) Gerlisky, brothers John and Walter, her sister Rosemarie Martinelli, husbands Richard G. Oakley, M.D. and Patrick J. Mutch, sons Gregory Scott Oakley and Jeffrey Oakley, and her very dear friend and companion John J. Abele.
She is survived by son Richard Oakley and step-son Patrick Mutch.
Gladys trained at the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and worked for many years as a dedicated R.N. at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital of Johnstown. Born and raised in Portage, Gladys resided in the Johnstown-Portage area for most of her life. Gladys truly embraced her time on earth, seeking to provide care and comfort to all she knew. To know her was to love her.
At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing or visitation. At this time, no Memorial Services are scheduled. The Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. in Portage is serving the Mutch and Oakley Families. On-line condolences may be made at www.decortfh.com
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