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Gary M. Gladwell, Jr.

February 3, 1959 ~ June 5, 2020 (age 61)
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Message from Lisa ANDERSON
July 28, 2020 9:51 AM

If you have lost anyone during this Covid-19 pandemic, please contact : gdkhhff@dr.com for registration and to receive your Covid-19 family support benefit.
My condolences.
Lisa Anderson.
Message from Magda and Pete Manetas
June 11, 2020 8:13 PM

Anne & Caitlin, we are so sorry and have not stopped thinking of Gary and both of you since learning of his passing early this evening. Please know we won't stop praying for all of you and know there are countless others who will continue to offer what comfort they can. Thank you for sharing Gary with us and the entire St. John's community. God Bless, Magda & Pete
Message from Stefanie Meyrick
June 10, 2020 1:43 PM

Dearest Anne and Caitlin and Family, I was deeply sadden to hear of the sudden loss of your beloved Gary. I extend my deepest heartfelt sympathy to you and truly understand what you are going through during this most difficult time in your life. Please know that I am here for you to lean on and don't hesitate to contact me. Cherish the memories you have of Gary and keep them alive through your life. Gary was a kind and loving man and he will surely be missed. Rest assured he now is in the loving arms of our Lord in Heaven. Peace be with you and Caitlin. Love and prayers are with you.
Message from David L. Fine
June 10, 2020 12:19 PM

To Anne & Caitlin
I first wanted to send my deepest sympathy on the sudden loss of your husband and father. I know that you have many fond memories to look back on to commemorate and honor Gary.
I remember Gary as a very kind and thoughtful individual who had time for everyone. He was a “mensch”. I am glad to have called him a friend. I was honored, when I had the opportunity to work with Gary, officiating a basketball game, but I would keep him level headed that Anne was the better Gladwell to ref with. Gary's life is for a blessing and he made this world a better place. Gary's memory will be with us for years to come.
Message from FRAN KOREYVA
June 9, 2020 9:12 PM

I was so very sorry to hear of GARY’S passing. GARY was like a fourth son to me spending many days in my backyard swimming, playing basketball, enjoying picnics with my three sons and my family especially during their high school days. He was a FUN GUY and always polite to my husband and myself,!!!!! He will be sorely missed for sure. LOVE to you and your family, as always, MRS “K” the name GARY always called me!!!!!!!
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A candle was lit by Sally Giangrasso on June 9, 2020 5:21 PM
Message from Patricia Sullivan
June 9, 2020 12:47 PM

Dear Anne and Family—So very sorry to learn of Gary’s passing. My deepest sympathy to you and Caitlin.
Message from Liz Pope
June 8, 2020 2:46 PM

We often overlook the opportunity to say Thank You during our hectic lives so to Gary, thank you for always opening your homes, your heart and your words of wisdom to my daughter and so many of the Villa Girls. You will truly be missed.
Love and warm hugs to Anne and Caitlin, Liz
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A candle was lit by Karen McAllister on June 8, 2020 10:58 AM
Message from Francis Wharton
June 7, 2020 8:54 PM

It was with sadness that I learned today of Gary's passing. I had the pleasure of going to Saint Ann's with him but lost touch when we went to different high schools. I will pass along this information to other members of the Class of 1973. Reading the comments from the other posts, I was glad to see he remained as honorable as he was when I knew him. Best wishes to your family at this time of sorrow.
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Message from Emerson A. Cooper
June 7, 2020 3:09 PM

My heart breaks for a good friend that left us too soon. Condolences to his entire family.
Message from Vicki and Carl Radich
June 7, 2020 1:42 PM

Anne and Caitlin,
Stumbling on our words because there are none. We are both shocked and deeply saddened by Gary's passing. He was such a kind man, always had time to talk and ask how things were going. Our hearts go out to you and your entire family.
Message from Kuchera Family
June 7, 2020 10:58 AM

Len, Kirsten and I send our deepest condolences to you all on Gary's passing. Please let us know if there is anything you need. Liz Kuchera
Message from The Coleman Family
June 7, 2020 8:04 AM

We are saddened by the passing of such a wonderful man. Gary's gentle and caring demeanor will leave a large void in the many lives he impacted and our thoughts and prayers go out to Anne, Catlin and the entire Gladwell family.
Message from John and Maureen Flynn
June 6, 2020 10:43 PM

We are so sadden of the passing of Gary. He was one of the good guys that seems to leave this earth so soon. Our deepest sympathies to Anne, Catlin and the whole Gladwell family.
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A candle was lit by Nancy Mitchell on June 6, 2020 5:29 PM
Message from Judy Gerber
June 6, 2020 4:41 PM

I am so saddened to hear of this news. Gary was such a wonderful man. It was a pleasure to work with him many years ago.
My deepest condolences to the family.
Message from Andy Zellers-Frederick
June 6, 2020 4:36 PM

I was shocked to learn today of Gary's passing. I still remember when I met Gary and Ann some 34 years ago when we all attempted to play chip & putt. Gary was a wonderful, generous, talented and kind man who will not be soon forgotten. My best wishes, thoughst and prayers for Gary's devoted family.

Andy
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A candle was lit by Petey 7 on June 6, 2020 4:25 PM
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A candle was lit by Peter Felix John Lieggi on June 6, 2020 4:24 PM
My girlfriend will speak for me, either publicly or privately, written or spoken, I am in tears!

Petey
Message from Peter F J Lieggi
June 11, 2020 1:48 AM

Dear Gladwell Family,

Now I am ready. The tears, come and go. I thought losing Maggie M., was bad, well this one is different. I knew Maggie since 14, Gary since 1st grade 1967. I was in his
brother's Jeff class. In the morning, Jeff and John would hang till 8am so we could all go to school, their JOB, wake up Meshulah, me! We were all friends, spent 8 years plus. we went over each other's house. Gary was friends and best man to my cousin Tim, who if something was to happen to me, he who distributes. You never know, what is going to happen. I didn't know his wife or daughter, all I know was her reaction at Jackie and Eric's wedding, when my sister said, " I want to dance, give them a thrill to what you once were, a dancer! I keep to myself, you know, if his mother knew how I have been treated it would be seeing anger in her eyes! I always wanted him see me marry, he was bouncer at my 18th birthday, finally legal to drink, and busted the same night by him in 1979. he was another brother from a different mother. I did not know he had cancer, I just want to be quiet now, and NOT bothered. Rest in Peace Gary, this is wrong, you should still be here.

Love,

Peter
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