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Frederick A. Glavich, Sr.

December 6, 2021

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Frederick A. Glavich, Sr., 93, of Vandling, died Monday December 6th at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Genevieve A. Fendrock, who died April 22, 1984.

Born at the family homestead in Vandling, son of the late Joseph and Christina Kristof Glavich, he was a member of Ascension Parish, Forest City.  He was a graduate of Vandling High School and Johnson College, Scranton.  Fred was a proud United States Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War, having served from August 29, 1951 until August 28, 1953; he held the rank of Sergeant during the war before being discharged as a Corporal.  He was a life member and Past Commander of the American Legion Post 524, Forest City, and a life member of the Marine Corps League.  Prior to retirement, Fred was employed as a Supervisor and Machinist at General Dynamics, Eynon.  After retirement, he was employed as a teacher at the Lackawanna County Vocational-Technical School, and later by the NEIU 19.  Fred was a former mayor of Vandling Borough.  He was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

Surviving are a son: Fred Glavich, Jr. and wife Mary, Browndale; two daughters: Joyce McGraw and husband Robert, Pleasant Mount; Patricia Barkawi and husband Riyad, Simpson; 8 grandchildren: Brian McGraw and wife Karen and Sean McGraw and wife Sara; Frannie Mullen; Kelsey and Colleen Glavich; Sameer Barkawi and fiancée Jessica Moyer; Khalid and Nadia Barkawi; three great grandchildren: Jack, Emilia, and Weston McGraw; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a sister: Christina Menart; and four brothers: Joseph, John, Albert, and William Glavich.

The funeral will be Friday December 10th, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Joseph’s Church, Delaware Street, Forest City.  Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Forest City.  Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 7 pm at the Jones & Brennan Funeral Home, 430 Main Street, Forest City, and on Friday morning at the church from 9:30 am until mass time.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 9, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jones & Brennan Funeral Home
430 Main Street
Forest City, PA 18421

Visitation
Friday
December 10, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church
741 Delaware Street
Forest City, PA 18421

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
December 10, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church
741 Delaware Street
Forest City, PA 18421

Interment
Friday
December 10, 2021

St. Joseph's Cemetery
1000 Susquehanna Street
Forest City, PA 18421

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