Obituary of Glenis Heiland
ILION-CEDARVILLE – Glenis Heiland, 83, of Cedarville, passed away, on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
She was born on April 12, 1939, in Corinth, NY, the daughter of Glendon Shipman and Ada (Colson) Shipman. She graduated from Ilion High School. On November 12, 1958, she was married to William R. “Bill” Heiland, at the St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Ilion. He died on February 12, 2007. In her early years, she held several administrative positions, at UNIVAC and Duofold. Most recently, in the 1980’s, Glenis co-founded the Superior Home Healthcare, of Mohawk. She enjoyed quilting, crafts and traveling to the St. Lawrence and other trips, with her husband. Glenis had a deep love for animals.
Surviving family members include her daughters, Tamara “Tami” Heiland and her fiancé, Steven LaValley, of Herkimer and Laurie Heiland-Crouch and her husband, James, of Ilion; her 5 grandchildren, Christina Pafumi and her husband, Larry, of Maine, William Bellstedt, of Herkimer, Janelle Crouch-Murray and her husband, Seamus, of Syracuse, Karl Rice, of Frankfort and Journey Crouch, of Ilion; her 4 great-grandchildren, Syd Williams, of Maine, Allison Bellstedt, of Kentucky, Dana Rice and Charlotte Rice, of Ilion; her sister, Luella Harper, of Ilion; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband, Bill; her parents; her brothers, Bruce and George Shipman; and her sister, Annabelle Shipman.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Home’s original location, at 102 West St., Ilion. Funeral Services will be held 5:30 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.
Anyone wishing to share a memory of Glenis, or add to her online memorial, may go to www.applegateandday.com
A special heart felt thank you to Jeana Shipman-Case for the love and compassion coordinating her care.
In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Herkimer County Humane Society, 514 State Route 5S, Mohawk, NY 13407. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.
Glenis Heiland’s service arrangements and supervision were prearranged and entrusted to her Family Funeral Director, Don Applegate.