George Glasgow

George, 82, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013 in Yardley, PA. Born on September 26, 1931 in Kearney, NJ, he later raised his family in Old Tappan, NJ.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, earned his bachelor degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University and later a master's degree from Columbia University.
George was a star player on FDU's basketball and soccer teams. He returned to FDU as a soccer coach for 17 seasons and in 1999 was inducted into their Hall of Fame. George retired from a career in teaching at Harrison High School after working 35 years as a teacher, coach, and guidance counselor. George loved coaching, spending time with his family and vacationing at the Jersey Shore and Cape Cod, MA.
George's beloved wife of 49 years, Lucille, passed away in 2010. He is survived by his four daughters: Lynn Glasgow and her husband Chris McCullough and their children Spencer, Georgia, and Grace; Laurie Yurkovic and her children Allicia, Kate, and TJ; Karen Parnham and her husband Stephen and their children Riley, Hannah, and Kevin; Lois Glasgow and her children Laine and Nate DiMartinis: by his brothers James and John Glasgow and their families.
Visitation will be held on Sunday November 3, 2013 from 2-3:30 PM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. A 3:30 PM Celebration of George's life will immediately follow the visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the , P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011 or donate to our family team "Papa George's Clan" in the Philadelphia Memorial Walk
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William J. Leber Funeral Home
15 Furnace Rd. Chester, NJ 07930
(908) 879-3090
Published in The Record/Herald News on Oct. 31, 2013