Glenn, John Charles
John Charles Glenn of 6419 Cty. Hwy. 18, son of Jack and Kathryn Siders Glenn died September 23, 2008 following a construction accident.
He was born February 12, 1957 in Quantico, VA and was educated in Virginia schools, where he was a varsity athlete in wrestling and football. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University in the Pre-Med Program. In 1980 he moved to Central New York and began his employment with Upstate Office Equipment, where he was employed until his death.
John was an active member of the Society for Creative Anachronism for 27 years, a member and Past Master of Sanger Lodge # 129 F & AM, a member of Alliance Lodge # 1097 F & AM, and was an enthusiastic volunteer for the Great American Irish Festival.
For all his involvement in organizations and community, the center of his universe were his beloved ladies, Loie Hodge, his companion of 25 years and Rosemary Mink, his companion of 20 years. Their union was solemnized on May 4, 1991 in a ceremony attended by family and friends, and was a relationship full of passion and romance, laughter and love to the last.
He is survived by his ladies, Loie and Rosemary; his brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Kris Glenn of Broadway, VA; his sons John and Justin; his granddaughter, Olivia; and his beloved pug, Ping.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 1-5 PM at the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, 365 W. Main St., West Winfield. Sanger Lodge will conduct a ritualistic service on Saturday at 4:45 pm at the funeral home. A Memorial Service will follow at 5:00 PM with Rev. Michael Reynolds, officiating. A potluck will immediately follow services at the Winfield Lodge, 384 W. Main St., West Winfield. Dishes may be dropped off anytime between 1 and 5:00 PM.
John’s family and friends would like to express their appreciation to those who tried so valiantly to help John—the members of the Leonardsville, Brookfield and West Winfield EMTs and ambulance crews; the staff at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, particularly Dr. Soults and the ICU nurses—Paul, Jennifer and especially Andrea; and the members of the organ transplant team who were so grateful for John’s bequest and made his death into a gift of life. And to our household and friends who helped us these past days, our unending gratitude.
In lieu of floral offerings please make your donation in his memory to one of the organizations above or to the charity of your choice
Posted by DFWE Funeral Homes on September 23, 2008 04:36 PM