William R. Glose, 72, of Young's Road, Steamburg, New York, passed away Sunday December 15, 2013 in Olean General Hospital.
He was born March 14, 1941 in Buffalo, NY, the son of the late Robert and Marjorie Schlehr Glose.
He was a graduate of Bishop Fallon High School in Buffalo and was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp. Mr. Glose proudly served from October 7, 1958 to October 5, 1962 with a rank of Corporal and was honorably discharged.
Mr. Glose was previously employed by Pepper & Crandall Real Estate in Olean, NY where he worked as a Sales Agent. In earlier years he worked for Bell Aircraft, Birge Wall Paper and Twin Fair in Buffalo.
He was a Communicant of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Randolph, NY and was a member of the Randolph American Legion Post 181.
He thoroughly enjoyed gardening, theatre, the performing arts, fishing and canoeing.
He is survived by a son, John Michael Glose (Polina Strauss) of Lancaster, N.Y and sister; Mary Kellum and husband Tom of Summerfield, FL.
A service was held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 in the chapel of Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Elmwood Avenue, Kenmore, NY.
Monsignor Leon Neu will be the Celebrant. Inurnment will follow the service. Visitation will be no observed, as per his wishes. To view the entire obituary or to leave a condolence log on to www.vanrensselaerandsonfuneralhome.com memorials may be sent to the Lupas Foundation, 200 L Street, N.W., Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036