Daniel Edward Gleason

By Orleans Hub Posted 26 June 2024 at 9:00 am

MT. PLEASANT – Daniel Edward Gleason, 69 of Mt. Pleasant, NC, went to be with our Lord in the early morning of November 12, 2023, after a long illness.

Born on July 13, 1954, in Baltimore, Maryland to Thomas J Gleason, Jr and Veleta (Transue) Gleason, he leaves behind a legacy of kindness, generosity, unwavering devotion to his Lord and immense love for his family.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Laurie, of Mt. Pleasant, NC, and his daughters, Kimberly Gleason of Tonawanda, NY and Danielle (Timothy) Labinski of Albemarle, NC, along with special family friend Beth (Kevin) Mitchell and her 3 children: Bailee, Brian and William of Lockport, NY.

He is also survived by sisters Sue (Dan) Golding of Florida and Veleta (Rick) Muhs of New York and brother Ralph Gleason of New York. He is predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Veleta, along with brothers Thomas Gleason III and Russell Gleason.

Daniel was Owner of Dan’s Drafting & Designs, active on County & Village Planning boards while he lived in Albion, NY. He was into building along with repairing computers. He was a member of the Albion Fire Department (where he wore many hats). Not one to stay still after retiring to North Carolina, he answered his calling and went to seminary.

Daniel you will be deeply missed but your legacy will forever be a guiding light in our lives. May you rest in eternal peace.

A memorial service was held 11 a.m. Tuesday November 14, at Mount Herman Lutheran Church in Concord, N.C. in lieu of flowers, the family asked for donations to either Mount Herman Lutheran Church, 3600 Highway 601 S, Concord, NC 28025 or Tucker House (Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County), 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

A celebration of life will be held in Albion, New York on July 13, 2024, in Bullard Park, 1 to 4 p.m.