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Joseph N. Gleba

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Joseph N. Gleba

Lakewood - Joseph N. Gleba, 77, passed away March 24, 2018, surrounded by his family.

Born on February 13, 1941, Joseph grew up in the Elm Park section of Staten Island, NY.

He graduated from St. Peter's Boys High School and Manhattan College, in Riverdale, NY, with a B.S. in Business Administration.

Joseph proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1962-64. In 1965, he married the love of his life Helene (nee Caughey) Gleba. Together, they raised sons Scott and Michael in the Bronx, NY.

Later in life, Joseph and Helene relocated to New Jersey, spending summers in Toms River and winters in Deerfield Beach, FL.

A wonderful husband, terrific father and kind friend, Joseph was a lifelong Wagner College fan and a devoted supporter of its athletic program.

He was predeceased by Helene, and his loving parents Joseph and Jeannette (nee Kuberski) Gleba.

Joseph is survived by children Scott and his wife Barbara of Midland Park, NJ, and Michael and his wife Jennifer of Brookline, MA; grandchildren Conor, Tara, Shannon, Sarah and Theodore; as well as his sister Dolores Gawarkiewicz and her husband Joseph.

A visitation will be held Tuesday, March 27, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., at D'Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Avenue, Lakewood, NJ.

A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, March 28, 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary of the Lake Roman Catholic Church, 43 Madison Avenue, Lakewood, NJ, with a burial the following day at the William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Deborah Hospital Foundation 212 Trenton Road Browns Mills, New Jersey 08015 (609)893-0100

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Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 27, 2018
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