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Michael Glagola

July 27, 1924 April 7, 2018
Michael Glagola
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Obituary for Michael Glagola

Michael Glagola of Novi, MI passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on April 7, 2018.

He is survived by his wife Susie of 66 years; eight children Mike (Yvonne), Pat, Steve, Matt (Sue), Jim (Sandy), Nick, Nancy Glagola, and Betsy (Bill) Phelan; and six grandchildren, Stephen, Adam, Mark, Ciara, James, and Grace. He is preceded in death by his siblings Anne, John, Mary, Andy, George, Peter, and Steve.

Mike was born July 27, 1924 in Masontown, PA. He was a World War II and Korea War veteran. He served 30 years with the U.S. Navy. Mike enlisted as a sailor, later earned his Wings as a fighter pilot, and retired a Lt. Commander. He graduated from University of Florida with an Engineering degree and was a pioneer in the automotive plastics industry. He loved flying, hunting, fishing, and gardening. Mike was known around the Fox Run community for his smile, his singing, and offering a kind word to everyone he met. He will be missed by many.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 12 at 6:00 p.m. at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3-6 p.m. Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 13 at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

12

Apr

3:00 PM 4/12/2018 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 4/12/2018 6:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

Service

Thursday

12

Apr

6:00 PM 4/12/2018 6:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

Committal Service with Military Honors

Friday

13

Apr

10:00 AM 4/13/2018 10:00:00 AM
Great Lakes National Cemetery

4200 Belford Rd.
Holly, MI 48442

Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Rd. Holly 48442 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Great Lakes National Cemetery Final Resting Place

4200 Belford Rd.
Holly, MI 48442

4200 Belford Rd. Holly 48442 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

Alzheimer's Association

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