Gladys Mengel, 99, formerly of Rumford and Cumberland, died March 17. She was born on June 12, 1917, the daughter of the late William Dunbar Hebden and Janet Kinniburgh Hebden. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Pembroke College in 1936 and was a teacher.
Gladys was predeceased by Walter, her husband of 58 years. She is survived by her son, Walter H. Mengel, her daughter Libby Bricker, Grandson Will Bricker, his wife Ashley and their daughters Taylor and Brooklyn; Granddaughter Lara Bricker, her husband Ken Berkenbush and their son Will Berkenbush; sisters Elizabeth Bertenshaw, of Lincoln, RI and Jean Waterman, of Cumberland, RI.
A memorial service will be held at the Congregational Church of Exeter, NH on Sunday, March 26 at 1:30 pm.