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Glenn and MaxineGlenn Charles Eagan
age 92, of Dennison, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Beacon Pointe Rehab Center in Uhrichsville, following an extended illness. Born in Sherrodsville on Nov. 8, 1920, Glenn was the son of the late Charles H. and Zuella (Leggett) Eagan. In 1938, Glenn graduated from Dover High School. He was a member of the highly decorated 279th Engineer Combat Battalion, who saw action in World War II from the hedgerows of Normandie in France, the crossing of the Ruhr and Rhine rivers, the battle of the Bulge to Gardelegan and to the Elbe River. He was a lifetime member of the Disabled Veteran's and attended Grace United Methodist Church in Uhrichsville. Glenn worked 11 years as a postal worker at the Uhrichsville office and he owned and operated the Uhrichsville Dairy Queen from April 1962 until his retirement in 1975.
Glenn is survived by his daughter and her husband, Cheryl and Charles Bolitho of Uhrichsville; two granddaughters, Shannon Lee (Vince) Terakedis of Uhrichsville and Holly Lynn (Troy) Merrick of Parma; and three great-grandchildren, Cade and Emma Merrick and Arainna Terakedis. Preceding Glenn in death is his wife, Maxine (Morrison) Eagan, whom he married on Dec. 3, 1941 and who passed away on March 26, 2005; a son, Nile Glenn Eagan; sister, Treva Fern; and brother, Wayne Shanley.
At Glenn's request, a private service and burial will take place, with no calling hours being observed. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Uhrichsville. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.
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Published in The Times Reporter on Nov. 30, 2012