Raymond C. Glogowski, 93, of Natrona Heights, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 at his home. He was born January 8, 1926, in Natrona to the late Charles and Anna Ziolkowski Glogowski, and was a lifelong resident of the valley. Ray was a veteran of WWII, serving in the United States Marine Corp. He retired after 34 years of service from the former Liberty Mirror in Brackenridge. Ray was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Parish in Natrona, life member, of the U.S.M.C. League, Allegheny Valley Detachment 827 and a life member of the American Legion Post #48 in Natrona. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Florence Mandak Glogowski; his son, Owen (Melinda) Glogowski, of Amherst, NY; grandsons, Nathan Glogowski and Steven Metzger; and by his brothers, Richard Glogowski, of Redwood City, California and Leonard Glogowski, of Rockford, Illinois. In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Richter.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where a parting prayer service will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. in St. Ladislaus Church, Natrona. Burial with full military honor's accorded by the Vandergrift Veterans Honor Guard will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. To send an on line condolence please visit www.cicholski-zidekfh.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Ray may be made to the Highlands Area Meals-on-Wheels, P.O. Box 395, Natrona Heights, Pa. 15065. The U.S.M.C. League, Allegheny Valley Detachment 827 will hold services in the funeral home on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
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