Arlene Superko


Arlene Superko, 96, of Gloversville, NY, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. She was born in Nanticoke, PA, to parents Rose (Burkett) and Edward Superko. Arlene was predeceased by her sister, Alma Pearce; brothers, Alfred, Robert and Alexander; and lifelong friend, Ruth Hawkins. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

After graduation from Bloomsburg State College. Arlene obtained graduate degrees from Columbia University and Syracuse University. During her career she taught in Auburn, NY and was a guidance counselor at Bethlehem High School in Delmar, NY and Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School District in Parish, NY, retiring in August 2000 after 55 years in education.

Arlene was a dedicated educator and philanthropist, and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Special thanks to Lorraine and Richard Carlson, and to the staff at St Johnsville Nursing and Rehab.

Donations in Arlene’s memory may be made to the Gloversville Public Library, Nathan Littauer Hospital or APW Dollars for Scholars. As per Arlene’s wishes, there will be no services.

By Paul Wager