Frederick Gluck
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Frederick Gluck, 95, died Friday, March 22, 2013 at his home in Oldsmar, Florida. Mr. Gluck was born and raised in East Orange, N.J. He graduated from Cooper Union with a degree in electrical engineering, and worked at the Pentagon during World War II. In 1955, he and his family moved to Erie, Pa., where they were long-time members of Congregation Anshe Hesed. He was the president of an electronics manufacturing company for 15 years. In 1970, he acquired a company making components for pipe organs, and developed it into Organ Supply Industries. At his retirement, he remained active on the board. Mr. Gluck is predeceased by his loving wives Pearl and Marian; and by two children, Susan Harkins and Alan Mandell. He is survived by his daughters, Joan Handel, Ann Gluck, and Sue Mandell; and by his grandsons, Perrin and Ben Harkins, Matthew Lesso, and Sam Snyder. He will be missed by all who loved him. Contributions in his name may be sent to Combined Jewish Philanthropies (, Public Broadcasting System (, or the charity of your choice. Online guestbook at

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Published in Erie Times-News on Mar. 26, 2013.
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April 4, 2013
I worked with Fred at the Astatic in the late 60's. He was always friendly and accessible- out with the troops, not camped in his office.
John Baker
March 28, 2013
To the family of Fred Gluck,
We have fond memories of Fred and Pearl and also Marian. We knew them from Erie and also from Chautauqua.
May he rest in peace, we know you miss him. Dan and Evelyn Landsberg.
Dan and Evelyn Landsberg
March 27, 2013
I'm very sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. He was a wonderful man. I hope to hear from you. Wish I could write this in Greek!

Linda Christoph Ace
March 26, 2013
deepest sympathy to the family he was a very good man
sonny sissem
March 26, 2013
Joan, I remember your Dad as an absolutely delightful man. I am sure this is a difficult time for you, you have my sympathy.
I would love to hear where life has taken you.
Joann Hess-Waratuke
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