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Nancy Gleason, 88, Stamford Resident

STAMFORD, Conn. – Nancy Dee Gleason, of Stamford, died Sunday, Jan. 17. She was 88.

She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on May 31, 1927, to the late Albert and Evelyn Schultz Buermann.

She is survived by her daughter Lesley Dee Tompkins of Long Island, New York; four sons, Donald R. Gleason of Long Island, New York, Jared A. Gleason of New Mexico, Sean O. Gleason of Bethel, and Chad B. Gleason of Bethel; and eight grandchildren, Ryan, Courtney, Brett, Kristopher, Mitchell, Benjamin, Hunter and Jillian.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband John Francis Gleason, her daughter Hillary Sommers and two sisters, Barbara Johnson and Virginia Bender.

Family and friends may call Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Ave., Stamford. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at noon with Rev. Dr. James R. Wheeler officiating. Interment will follow at Long Ridge Union Cemetery, Erskine Road, Stamford.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her name to a charity of one’s choice.

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