Glenn J. Leathersich

Male 1910 - 2006  (96 years)


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  • Name Glenn J. Leathersich 
    Born 15 Jun 1910  Caledonia, Livingston Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jun 2006  Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • CANISTEO - Glenn J. Leathersich, 96, of 78 Greenwood St., passed away peacefully Friday (June 23, 2006) at St. James Mercy Hospital, following a brief illness.
      Born in Caladonia, June 15, 1910, the son of Lomond and Elsie Sinclair Leathersich, he earned his bachelor's and master's degree in Business Education at Syracuse University. He also took course work at Harvard, UCLA, the University of California at Berkeley and Ohio State. He earned a letter in football at Syracuse University. Glenn taught and coached athletics at Oneonta Senior High School and taught at Alfred State College, where he was chairman of the secretarial department. He was a member of the New York State Business Teachers Association, and a member of its board of directors. In early years, Glenn was active in the 4-H organization, and in 1924, was a member of the NYS 4-H Dairy Judging Team, which competed in the National Dairy Show, in Milwaukee, Wis. He was a member of the Grange and took degrees to the national level. He was awarded a plaque for 20 years of service in the Boy Scouts of America as Scout Master and Institutional
      Representative. He served as Almond Town Historian, was past president of the Almond Historical Society, and an active member of the Canisteo Historical Society. He enjoyed the hobbies of photography, rock polishing, painting, woodworking, antique tool collecting, and marble and knife collecting. He gave many programs on these subjects to local organizations. After his retirement from teaching in 1973, he became well-known in the area as an antique dealer. He was a member of the United Presbyterian Church of Hornell, and served as an elder. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant, Senior Grade. He was a communications officer on the flag ship of Commander of Service Squadron 10, supply
      headquarters for the Third and Fifth fleets in the Pacific. Before his discharge, he was assistant personnel officer at Sampson Naval Base, on the faculty of the Naval R.O.T.C. at Ohio State University and officer-in-charge of the closing of the Navy V-12 Unit at Case Institute of Applied Science at Cleveland, Ohio.
      In 1937, he married the former Frances Church in Tunkhannock, Pa., who predeceased him Dec. 25, 1997.
      Surviving are three sons, Peter (Linda) Leathersich, and Carl (Janice) Leathersich, both of Canisteo, and John (Suzanne) Leathersich, of Middleton, Wisc.; one daughter, Ann (Ruben) Lugo, of Orlando, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
      To send a remembrance, please visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhome.com.
      The family will be present to receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the Robertson Funeral Home at their new location, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell. A memorial service will take place 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hornell United Presbyterian Church, with Rev. David Kilgore officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville. Memorial gifts honoring Glenn's memory may be sent to the United Presbyterian Church, 150 Main St., Hornell, NY 14843.
    Person ID I4146  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2020 

    Family Frances Church,   b. Abt 1915,   d. 25 Dec 1997  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 1937 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Family ID F9033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jun 1910 - Caledonia, Livingston Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jun 2006 - Hornell, Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville, Allegany Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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