Gerald F. Glackin
Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, Inc.
800 Newtown-Richboro Road
Richboro, PA
Gerald F. “Jerry” Glackin, of Lansdale, PA died on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at Abington-Lansdale Hospital, Jefferson Health. He was 80. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to Barbara Glackin. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Edward and Margaret Scullin Glackin. Jerry grew up in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, went to St. Joseph’s Prep and then on to Villanova University where he received his undergraduate degree in 1958 and then his Law Degree in 1961. He moved to Lansdale in 1962 and began to take root into his church and community. Jerry was a talented and hard working attorney who believed in giving back to his community. He volunteered with the United Way in North Penn and has remained with them for over 50 years, served on the Montgomery Township, Park and Recreation board and was an active parishioner and communicant at St. Stanislaus Church where he was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Pius IX Council 4396. In 1987, Jerry, his family, and 600 other families were transferred from St. Stanislaus Parish in Lansdale to become the founding families of Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Parish and like before, Jerry and his wife continued their volunteer work. Jerry gave his time and talent to many committees. It didn’t matter if he was working on the golf, finance or building committee, he enjoyed them all. More than anything, Jerry will long be remembered for his love of family, sense of humor and dedication to Villanova Basketball. In addition to his wife he survived by his children Kevin Glackin and his wife Christina of Northampton Boro, Brian Glackin of Arlington, VA, Patrick Glackin of Asbury, NJ, Kelly Fay and her husband Jerry of Thornton, PA, Theresa Carbone and her husband Jack of Allentown, and Daniel Glackin of Lansdale, his 3 sisters Nancy Haughey of Mountain Side, NJ, Mary Bernadette Wilcox of California and Colette Flanagan of Connecticut. He is also survived by his 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, 2 sisters and a granddaughter, Kathleen Carbone. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing, Friday, from 9:00AM until his Funeral Mass, 11:00AM at Mary Mother of the Redeemer Church, 1325 Upper State Rd., North Wales, PA 19454. Interment will be in Our Lady of Czestochowa Cem, Doylestown. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to The Poor Clares, c/o the Monastery of St. Clare, 1271 Langhorne-Newtown Rd., Langhorne, PA 19047-1297 or to Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Church, at the above address.
Published by The Reporter from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2017.
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Don and I are so shocked and saddened to hear of Jerry's passing. We were at out Florida place for the season and never heard until we got home in May. He was such a good and caring man and we were privileged to know him since we came to Lansdale in 1969.
He is temembered with many smiles and we wish you peace and assurance that he surely is smiling down on you and your family until you indeed are together again.
Dorothy and Donald Krapf
August 5, 2017
We are so sorry to hear his passing. we were out of country. May his soul rest in peace
Dr. Hitesh Govani
January 31, 2017
To the Glackin Family, Gerry will be missed by many, he was a true gentleman.
Robyn Thomas
January 19, 2017
So glad that Gerry saw the 'Cats championship, as the long time PA announcer for Villanova Basketball, I would give him a media program before the games. I a sure he will rest in peace!
Joe ichhorn
January 17, 2017
To the Glackin family,
So very sorry to hear about Jerry's passing . I know this is a huge loss for all of you. My heart goes out to all of you. May all of your happy memories help you through this difficult time.
Love , Eileen Hollingshead and family
Eileen Hollingshead
January 17, 2017
Liz Dembinski
January 17, 2017
Maureen Holohan
January 17, 2017
My friend and counselor for many decades, we have been working together on settling a complicated estate. Jerry was an excellent attorney and highly respected by all in the society of judges and lawyers. I will miss sharing jokes and political views with him at frequent luncheons. One fine guy!!!
Paul Holl
January 17, 2017
Mine and Vicki's thoughts and prayers are with Brian and the Glackin Family. Keep thinking of the golf photo that you have and it makes me smile - a great memory that you have.
Michael Barbero
January 17, 2017
gerald glackin
January 17, 2017
Our sincere condolences to the Glackin Family. Jerry was a wonderful man, father, husband and friend. May he rest in peace.
Greg and Debbie Offner
January 17, 2017

We, at the V.S.B. POST 23 will all miss Jerry.
He always had a smile for you and would take the time to listen to those who had "legal" questions/problems in their lives. He had a "great" sense of humor and would light up the room when coming into our club. Always a true gentleman and a pleasure(fun)to be around. I remember his best conversations were always about family members and his wife(her many Christmas shopping trips for grand children).
Oh, and what a listener he was!
May he Rest in Peace!
Club Commander
January 17, 2017
We've the pleasure and honor of knowing Mr Glackin for 50 years. He was a kind , thoughtful and generous soul and will be remembered for many years.
Adrienne & Bill Sheneman
January 17, 2017
Dear Barbara, I was sadden to hear of the passing of Jerry. May he be at peace with those who he loved and passed before him. May God Bless and protect you and your family.

Sincerely with thoughts and prayers,

Pat Sarnak
January 17, 2017
I've known Jerry Glackin for some 30 years. He was very well known, well liked, and well respected in the legal community. I knew he was a huge Villanova fan, because I got to go to a game with him. I know he must have died a happy man because of 'Nova's championship last year and their great play this year.
David Keightly
January 17, 2017
Aunt Bam, Kevin, Brian, Patrick, Kelly, Terri and Danny~

I was so sad to hear about the passing of Uncle Jerry. His smile and laughter will surely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. The brothers are together again.
Love, Monica and Matt, Matthew and Maggie-Jo
Monica Zeeman
January 16, 2017
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