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Sterling Louis Glaner, 84, of Palm Coast, Florida passed away January 26, 2013 at Florida Hospital Flagler. Visitation will be held on February 5, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Lohman Funeral Home, 220 Palm Coast Pkwy, SW Palm Coast. A Funeral Service will be held on February 6, 2013 at 3:00 pm at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 5400 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, FL 32137. Sterling was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ where he graduated from Hasbrouck Heights High School. He proudly served in the United States Army between World War II and the Korean Conflict. Upon his discharge, he attended The University of Miami in Florida. Sterling owned and operated Park Union, a Lumber and Building supply store for many years in Dover, NJ. He and his wife, Caryl, moved to Cape Cod in 1985 where they lived for 10 years before moving to Palm Coast, Florida in 1995. Sterling was a proud member of the Masons Columbia Lodge, Chatham, NY, as well as the local Sirius Sunshine Lodge #402. He was a long-time member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. He will be remembered for his warm smile and love of the simpler things in life. He enjoyed sailing, working on cars and dining out. He and several partners spent 10 years searching for Sunken Spanish Treasure under the auspices of the Mel Fisher Organization. In 2004 they found gold and silver. Sterling was preceded in death by his parents Louis and Gertrude, and sister Jean Snedecor. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years Caryl of Palm Coast; son Kim Sterling and daughter-in-law Deborah of Casselberry; daughters Melanie Glaner Paul of New Jersey, Sallie Glaner of Orlando; and brother Fred Glaner and sister-in-law Elizabeth of Texas. Sterling was also the loving grandfather to his grandchildren Bryce Glaner, Chloe, Amber and Oliver Paul. All arrangements are under the careful directions of Lohman Funeral Home Palm Coast. Condolences may be shared with the family online at


Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Feb. 2 to Feb. 4, 2013
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