Rhonda Elaine (Oltz) Glennon passed away peacefully on May 23, 2021, following her brief battle with cancer. Rhonda was born in Ithaca, NY on January 20, 1966. She was pre-deceased by her parents, Gretchen and Ronald Oltz, of Danby, NY. She is survived by her husband John, daughter Veronica (Rogier) and son Jonathan; stepdaughters Kirsten Glennon-Baran (Steph) and Lisa Glennon-Lamont (Eric); granddaughter Madison May Gonzalez; brother Marvin Oltz; and sister Elizabeth Becker. She is also survived by her foster father George Smith; foster sisters Joann Riley, Bonnie Compton and Betty Poole; and foster brother George Smith Jr. She was pre-deceased by foster mother Jacquelyn Smith.
Rhonda graduated from Ithaca High School June 1984. She worked for Tanyer Gasoline and Pit Stop convenience stores until moving to North Carolina in 2010. She recently moved to St. Augustine, FL last year. Rhonda was obsessed with sea turtles and everything involving the ocean. She loved her family and friends fiercely. She brought so much joy and light to the world and everyone who knew her.
Her life was too short and she will be deeply missed.
Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Friday, May 28, 2021, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Road, Lansing, NY 14882. A memorial service will immediately follow at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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