Glenn R. DeLong
Mr. Glenn DeLong, age 80, passed away on November 4, 2020.
Glenn was born in Cleveland, OH to Walter and Fay DeLong. Glenn married Diane DeLong of Bedford, Ohio on August 5, 1961, and she survives.
Glenn is also survived by his 6 children; Michele DeLong, Kimberly Frederick, Glenn (Irina) DeLong, Wayne DeLong, Victor (Teresa) DeLong and Ron (Lynn) DeLong, grandchildren; Joshua Frederick, Jacob Frederick, Steven (Cassie) Frederick, Danielle DeLong, Jessica (Derrick) Robinson, Tyler DeLong, Jessica (Cory) Bastin, Joey DeLong, Iria Holecek, Alex DeLong, Andrei DeLong, 8 Great Grandchildren, sister; Georgette (Dave) Hague and many extended relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Eric Vaughn.
Glenn played in the High School Marching Band and was active in Wrestling. Later in life he enjoyed teaching and supporting his children in these activities. He attended Kent State University.
Glenn’s passion for life showed in his love for his wife, Diane and his family. Glenn’s family was the center of his world. He enjoyed coaching baseball, helped at soccer, building a fort with his kids, camping, vacations with his children and grandchildren. He had a love of life, nature and animals which he passed along to all his children. His passion and dedication flowed into his Career and hobbies. He enjoyed rooting for the Cleveland Browns, reading about the Civil War, American History and visiting historical sites.
Glenn began his career in Ice Cream at 14 years old, in Cleveland and completed his Career at United Dairy Farmers as Director of Quality Control in 2002, after 46 years. Glenn was instrumental in helping to develop Homemade Brand Ice Cream and produced Cherry Cordial in honor of his Wife Diane’s favorite chocolate covered cherry candy.
His quick wit and timely comments earned smiles from everyone he knew. Glenn and Diane’s home was open to all the neighborhood children, grandchildren and their friends. Glenn’s personality, outlook on life and his responses to life situations always made everyone laugh. Glenn was very sociable and didn’t know a stranger.
Services for Mr. Glenn DeLong will be private. He will be laid to rest at Arlington Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations can be directed to www.parkinson.org. Online condolences can be left at www.AMGFuneralHome.com.
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Charlie & Erica Gripp saysNovember 15, 2020 at 5:07 pm
We extend our deepest sympathies to all of Glenn’s family during this time of loss and grieving. Glenn was a good man who loved is family deeply.
“Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.”
Dominica Passmore (Nikki) saysNovember 12, 2020 at 2:22 pm
Thinking of the entire family, which I’ve had the pleasure of meeting most, in your time of loss. I’ve known Michele and Kimberly for over 35 years, and had the pleasure of meeting and talking with Glenn and Diane several times. My heart goes out to you all!
Teresa Carpenter(Heverin) saysNovember 12, 2020 at 9:30 am
What a wonderful man that will be truly missed. I have a lot of memories from my childhood of him that makes me smile everytime I think of him. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. What wonderful people that I have know for 44 years. May he rest in peace and be out of pain.
Terri Moore saysNovember 11, 2020 at 5:34 pm
Glenn will truly be missed. What a great man who raised a great family I am proud to still be considered a part of. Eric loved his Umpy! They are together again and can build new fires and catch up on old stories!! My love to you all!!❤️
Jeff Hague saysNovember 11, 2020 at 4:21 pm
My uncle Glenn. What a great man he was. Even though he lived 400 miles away, it was always a fun and pleasurable trip to visit. Great wit and always had a great sense of humor. This is the way I will always remember him.
Carolyn Bryant saysNovember 10, 2020 at 8:26 pm
What a wonderful husband, father, & grandfather. A true blessing to all who knew him. What he left behind, are true examples of him. The blessing continues. You all are in my heart.