January 30, 2008 ~ January 30, 2008
Born in: Melville, Long Island, N.Y.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Asheville ~ Charles "Charlie" Anthony Glaab, 88, of Asheville, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 in a local nursing facility. He was born in Melville, Long Island, NY July 16, 1919 and was the son of the late Charles and Stephanie Schneider Glaab. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a P.O.W. He was self employed and attended St. Eugene's Catholic Church in Asheville. He is survived by a sister, Rose Marie Murphy of Pat-chogue, Long Island, NY; two brothers, Frank and Louis Glaab of Rocky Point, Long Island, NY; many loved nieces, nephews and count-less friends. Charlie lived a full and amazing life. Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church in Rocky Point, Long Island, NY. Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Amityville, N.Y. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Fredrick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806.