Carolyn Ann (Svoboda) Glenn, 63, of Thomaston died at home Jan. 9, 2010, after a long battle with cancer. She was surrounded by loving family and friends. 

Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Anna Laura (Pampena) Svoboda.

For more than 30 years she worked for Phoenix Life Insurance, starting in Pittsburgh and retiring as a director of marketing in the Hartford, Conn., office. She met her husband and had two children in Pittsburgh, Pa., before moving to Simsbury, Conn. 

She and her husband have owned a summer cabin in New Harbor near Pemaquid Point for more than 20 years and upon her retirement they moved permanently to Thomaston in 2002. 

She is survived by her husband, James Maddocks Glenn of Thomaston; her son, Stephen Glenn of Simsbury, Conn.; her daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Tim Gorecki, and their son, Gavin, of Granby, Conn.; her brother and sister-in-law, Rudolph and Mary Lou Svoboda of Pittsburgh, Pa.; her sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Bill Williamson of Pittsburgh, Pa.; her brother and sister-in-law, Martin and Denise Svoboda of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and seven nieces and nephews.

A private family viewing was held at the Hall & Bibber Funeral Home in Thomaston. A gathering for family and friends will be held at a later date in Connecticut.  A memorial service for family and friends will also be held at a later date in Pittsburgh, Pa., and a burial service will be held at the Maddocks family plot in the Hallowell Cemetery this summer in Maine. 

The family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to the Maine Medical Center – Gibson Pavilion, Penobscot Bay Medical Center – Cancer Care Center, Windward Gardens, and Kno-Wal-Lin Hospice Care for their compassionate care. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in support of the Kno-Wal-Lin Hospice House Project, 6 White St., Rockland, ME 04841.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family through hallbibber@myfairpoint.net. Arrangements are with the Hall & Bibber Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Thomaston.