William E. Glasmire, Jr.

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William E. Glasmire, Jr.


William E. Glasmire, Jr., 94, of Brethren Village, Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Denmark, he was the son of the late William E. and Leah Sheaffer Glasmire. He was a devoted husband to Grace Snavely Glasmire. They celebrated their 70th anniversary in April.

William served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He retired in 1992 having worked for 35 years at First Federal Savings and Loan as an Officer and Director.

He was a member of the Centerville AARP and the Silver Threads of Lancaster. He was active in his church where he sang in the choir for many years, served on the building committee and was active in fellowship groups. He enjoyed playing golf, traveling, and ballroom dancing.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two grandchildren, Todd, husband of Gail Glasmire, and Tami Glasmire; a great-granddaughter, Abby; and a brother, David, husband of Ann Glasmire; two sisters-in-law, Doris Hauck and Marie, married to Bill Goulburn. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Glasmire; two brothers, Joe, and M. Alexander Glasmire; and a sister, Charlotte G. Garman.

A celebration of life will be held at the Lancaster Church of the Brethren, 1601 Sunset Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601 on  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 3 pm. Family and friends may visit from 2:15 until the time of the service. Pastor Jeffrey Rill will officiate. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lancaster Church of the Brethren.