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Edward "Ed" Glowaski, Sr. Print E-mail

Ed GlowaskiEdward "Ed" Glowaski, Sr., 84 years of age, passed away at the home of his daughter Mary following a long illness. Ed was born October 4, 1932 in Catawissa, Pa. Elyria has been his home for most of his life.

He was a faithful member of St. Jude Church in Elyria.

Ed served in the United States Army from 1949 to 1955 when he was honorably discharged. After leaving the Army he moved to Elyria where he met his wife Therese. He was employed as an Electrician by IBEW Local #129 for over 65 years.

He was a long time member of the Elyria Knights of Columbus Council #774, and the Elyria United Polish Club. He supported athletics at Elyria Catholic as a member of the Dad’s Booster Club, and selling “Game Ball” tickets at the EC football games. He loved to oil paint, bowl, fish and work on cars. He was a regular at Hazel’s Restaurant for breakfast every morning. He enjoyed being a “Handy Man” for his family and friends. A gift that will be sorely missed by all. He played the lottery every day, and enjoyed trips to the Casino’s. He enjoyed smoking his Back Wood Cigars. He loved his family, especially his children, grandchildren, and great grandchild.

He is survived by four children Ed Glowaski, Jr. of Elyria, Dawn (Ray) Warner of Elyria, Jeffrey (Leanne) Glowaski of Lagrange, and Mary (Jerry) McHugh of N. Ridgeville; grandchildren Chaz (Becky) Hixen and Grace Canon; great grandchild Jack Edward Hixen; brother in law Terry (Marilyn) Tracey of Elyria, sister in laws Ginny Tracey of N. Ridgeville, and Erika Tracey of Hendersonville, N.C., nephew Teddy (Nancy) Furdyn of Numidia, Pa.; eight grand dogs; and his extended family at Hazel's Restaurant.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Therese (nee Tracey) in 2014; his parents Enoch and Mary (nee Haladey) Glowaski; two brothers Raymond and Larry; and by three sisters Regina, Rita, and Marie.

Friends may call Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria. Private services will be held in the funeral home on Friday, December 2, 2016. Fr. Frank Kosem, pastor of St. Jude Church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria.

Memorial contributions may be made to Helping Hands, c/o St. Jude Church, 590 Poplar St. Elyria.

» 6 Condolences and Greetings
Kenny and Becky Uehlein
sent Thursday, 01 December 2016 07:23
We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We hope you find comfort at this difficult time. God Bless you! We wanted to send a sympathy card but didn't know your address.
Bernie Gidich
sent Wednesday, 30 November 2016 08:31
All the years of living next door to you all will be a happy memory. Your dad always coming over and talking in the kitchen or down in the basement at the bar. Checking on what my dad was doing in the garage and giving advice on how to do it better! Ha! That was your dad. He will be missed! May perpetual light shine upon him.
Barb Filipiak
sent Wednesday, 30 November 2016 07:57
Dear Dawn and family, Anymore I just quick glance at the paper; however, I saw the name Chaz and read of your dad. I'm sorry, it's especially hard at holiday time. God bless you all. It was always nice knowing you.
Gordon and DeAnna Frye
sent Tuesday, 29 November 2016 18:52
We are so sorry for your loss. May the comfort of your memories keep you going through the difficult days ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Julie Wallace
sent Tuesday, 29 November 2016 17:54
Your dad and mom were such a big part of my life for so many years. I loved them both and I thank you for sharing them with me. You were blessed to have them for as long as you did, but it never is long enough. Love to all of you at this difficult time.
The Pavlendas
sent Tuesday, 29 November 2016 16:41
Your dad will be missed by many people whose lives he touched. Our sympathies are with you. May you find peace at this difficult time.
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