May 23, 2012
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David Gary Glycenfer, 34, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Born September 29, 1977, in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of Gary Glycenfer and Eileen Gibbons. He was a graduate of Coughlin High School and was previously employed as a sheet metal worker. Most recently he was working as a painter and in the construction trades. David was a devoted father and was loved by everyone he met. He was an avid fan of the New York Yankees, Dallas Cowboys and Pink Floyd. He played in the local softball leagues where he was known as the "Godfather." He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Edna Glycenfer, and maternal grandfather, Leo Tarence. Surviving are his daughter and love of his life, Emily M. Glycenfer; mother, Eileen Gibbons, Wilkes-Barre; father, Gary Glycenfer and his wife, Marilyn, Shickshinny; brother and sisters, Carrie Rushkowski, Wilkes-Barre; Ryan Gibbons, Wilkes-Barre; Brittany Glycenfer and Katlin Glycenfer; maternal grandmother, Marie Podrasky; nieces, Hannah and Lindsey Rushkowski; aunt and uncles, Donna and Evan Parry, Mark Tarence. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Family and friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. at E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Services will be conducted by the Rev. Joseph Kearney, pastor of St. Benedict's Church, Wilkes-Barre. Online condolences can be sent to the family at: www.eblakecollins.com .
Published in Times Leader from May 25 to May 26, 2012