Edward Richard GLUGLA

GLUGLA, Edward Richard Beloved husband and father, age 83 of Oldsmar, passed away April 2, 2013. His call to duty was 27 years of dedicated service on the Chicago Fire Dept. as an Engineer. Served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War as a staff sergeant. Survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Geraldine; son, Michael and wife Debbie; daughter , Nancy and husband David. Grandfather to five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Has a surviving brother Ronald and sister Shirley (of a total of six siblings from mother Alma Janke). Retired to Florida in 1982. He woke up every morning with a song in his heart! A serious chocoholic who loved riding his bike until just recently. Dad was an all-around total sports fan whose favorite teams were the Chicago Bears and Chicago Blackhawks. Favorite destination - Tunica, MS to play the slots. You Will Be in our hearts always & forever! We miss you! Service on Friday, April 5 at Curlew Gardens, 6-8 pm in Palm Harbor. See CurlewHills.com for guest book.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Apr. 5, 2013