Gloria J. Dawson Sickles


Gloria J. Dawson Sickles, 89, of Uniontown, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in Uniontown Hospital. She was born in Connellsville, on November 12, 1931, daughter of the late Harry Dawson and Josephine Fulmer Dawson Haas.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Police Sgt. Kenneth Sickles; and brother, Garth Dawson; and grandson, William Charles Kobylarczyk.

Gloria was a 1949 graduate of Dunbar Township High School and attended Salvation Army Training College for one year. She spent five years in field work for the Salvation Army, and was a member of the Salvation Army Auxiliary.

Gloria was a member of Third Presbyterian Church, where she was a member of Grace Bible Class, and the choir.

Left to cherish Gloria's memory are her daughter, Kathleen Sickles and fiance, Charles Madison of Uniontown; sisters, Lt. Col. Charlotte Hall of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Eva Grace Broadwater and husband Daniel of Uniontown, and grandchildren, Kenneth Sickles and fiancee Kiera, and Dawson Sickles and fiancee Hannah, and step-grandchildren, Mallory Hillen, Melinda Madison, and Mariah Kostelnik and families.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, INC., 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 14th .

Visitation will continue in Third Presbyterian Church from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, followed by a service celebrating Gloria's life with Rev. Patrick Ewing officiating. Interment will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park.

Donations in memory of Gloria can be made to the Salvation Army, 32 W. Fayette Street, Uniontown, PA 15401, or Third Presbyterian Church, 425 Union Street, Uniontown, PA 15401.

Grace Bible Class will conduct a service on at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at or the funeral home Facebook page.

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